Dr. Sheryl Ziegler in the Press

How positive affirmation can (and can’t) help your kids.

In the 1990s, Saturday Night Live featured a skit called “Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley,” in which Stuart (played by Al Franken) would look in the mirror and say to himself, “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me.” We laughed then, but maybe Stuart was on to something. Fast-forward to…