Self-Esteem in Kids
Ideas and resources on how to help your kids develop high self-esteem!
Have you downloaded this week’s free printable yet? Click the link to download this back to school freebie for kids. Is your child anxious about going back to school? Our new “My Back-To-School Manifesto” is here to help. Read the manifesto together so that these empowering and positive statements get planted in your child's mind and replace their anxious thoughts. The printable also includes a fill-in-the-blank Back-to-School Interview for your child.
Confident children are better equipped to deal with peer pressure, responsibility, frustrations, challenges, and both positive and negative emotions. And what is the KEY factor in developing a child’s confidence? YOU! The child’s parents/guardians and teachers. No pressure, right? 😅 Don’t worry - building a child’s confidence doesn’t have to be an intimidating or complicated task. ✨Here are 6 empowering phrases to get you started.
What to do if your child yells, "I CAN'T DO IT!" IYou can say: "Show me the hard part!". This helps your child identify what exactly they're struggling with. "If you COULD do it, what would you do?" This seems like a simple question but it really gets them thinking. "Let's figure out the next step together. It looks like you did this part already, what's next?" Here are a few other options to help your child's social-emotional development.
Children who are critical of themselves and fearful of making mistakes are often perfectionists. Perfectionistic children are typically sensitive to criticism and critical of others. When children fear failure, they often resist trying new things and taking healthy risks. So how can we help children counter their harsh inner critics? Children can learn to overcome perfectionistic traits with some support and practice!
How do you respond to your child’s negative self-talk By dismissing your child's self-deprecating statements, you may actually exacerbate their negative self-talk. You're sending them a message that what they're feeling and thinking is WRONG. This is the first and very important step. For more practical, life-changing tips sign up NOW to receive your invitation for our 5-Day Interactive Masterclass: How to Transform Your Child’s Negative Self-Talk into Self-Love