How do you raise a child's self-esteem? Any useful tips?
In my case this is for a four year old girl who is going to join a private school this year. Please feel free to direct me to hubs of interest. Thanks!
I acually went to school in early childhood, so I can give you advice from what I have learned. Encourage your child to be herself, evertime she does something amazing praise her. Even if it is just a drawing or a new task she learned praise her. Children at this age are what's know as egocentic. Think of it like this children feel the world revolves around them. So encourage her when she does something worth praise. Her self-esteem and confidence will boost!
Show your own self-esteem as a parent in a proper way in every respect of daily life. Your kids learn every thing from you in a way without words.
I don't have children but I was sent an e-mail relating to this topic...The full story can be seen here - http://www.mrsciguy.com/teachstories.html#friend
I know I was part of many activities when I was a kid (scouts, camp, school band, etc.) and it was learning new things and trying many different activities that kept me motivated and engaged. I have a lot of self esteem because of things that I accomplished when I was a child (completed a 50 mille scout hike when I was only 11). I suggest giving praise when deserved, explaining what should have been done if they are wrong, and keeping them interested in extra activities.
by HennieN 5 years ago
What is the best way to raise your child's self-esteem?Since self-esteem plays such an important role in a child becoming an adult, what are the things we can do to strenghten self-esteem of our kids?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 5 years ago
What are the 10 things parents ROUTINELY do to destroy a child's self-confidence?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
What are the 15 ways that sibling rivalry damages a child's self-esteem?
by Chelsea Rowe 3 years ago
How would you raise the self-esteem of an 8 year with a low self-concept?My son has Tourette Syndrome and anxiety. He has had a low self-esteem since about the age of 4. He is bright and does well in school, but has social skills deficits. He loves being with friends, but tries to control...
by Leah Kennedy-Jangraw 6 years ago
What are the most important lessons to teach young children?I think respecting elders and saying please and thank you are critical. What are some other little lessons that are so important for us to pass onto young children today?
by Whitney 7 years ago
How to raise self-esteem?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|