A headteacher is urging parents to give their children more tough love or risk them being unable to cope with failure in later life.
Nicole Chapman who runs the leading grammar school, Chelmsford High School for Girls, says some families treat children as if they can do no wrong. But she feels that sort of constant praise is not a good thing. And it seems some experts agree with her.
Tom Barton reports.
More top news
There'll be a lot of fine weather this Bank Holiday Weekend
There'll be more cloud about today than yesterday but it will be warm. Risk of the odd sharp shower later.
Homes have been evacuated as the Army works to defuse an unexploded World War II bomb discovered near Wembley Stadium.