Self-Esteem

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TOP TEN TIPS FOR BUILDING SELF-ESTEEM
  1. Let them know you love them.
  2. Teach skills so they feel able to do things.
  3. Support trying new things.
  4. Praise effort, not just success.
  5. Praise what kids can control (hard-work), not genetics (intelligence).
  6. Listen to and accept their feelings.
  7. View mistakes as a time to learn.
  8. Make sure children follow through with things they need to do.
  9. Use household chores to teach responsibility.
  10. Find and build upon their strengths.

 
 

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Read text articleREAD EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES –
practical, well-researched information for parents:

What Parents Need to Know About Self-Esteem

 
newsletterREAD NEWS & VIEWS NEWSLETTER ARTICLES –
words of wisdom by parents for parents:

Seeing Your Cup Half Full

Self-Esteem: What is It “Based” Upon?

Freeing your Children from Disabling Labels

The Gift of Encouragement

To Praise or Not to Praise – That Really Isn’t the Questions

Putting Praise in Its Proper Place

Raising Resilient Children

Resilience: The Grit to Keep on Trying

Kids and Courage

Learning from Mistakes: The Upside

 
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watch our presentation and hear what other parents say:

A Core of Confidence: The Two Pillars of Self Esteem

 
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Part I – What Self-Esteem Is Part II – Tips for Promoting Self-Esteem

 
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