Do you make your child’s self-esteem a priority? You may not have even really thought about it. Parents and caregivers are the most important people in promoting a child’s self-esteem. Your words and your actions have a far greater impact than you may realize. Once you are aware of what you say to your kids and how you say it, you will see the change in the way they feel about themselves.
According to an article printed by The Child Development Institute on “How to Help Children and Teens Develop Healthy Self-Esteem” your child may have low self-esteem if they:
- avoid trying new things
- blame others for their own shortcomings
- feel, or pretend to feel, emotionally indifferent
- are unable to tolerate a normal level of frustration
- put down their own talents and abilities
- are easily influenced
Read More here to help you assess your child’s self-esteem and how you can help improve it.