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10 ways to help your children build esteem


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  • 1. 10 WAYS TO HELP YOUR CHILD BUILD ESTEEM Presented by I M Confident Niagara Canada Created by Brenda Silveira
  • 2. Esteem is important • Good esteem is essential for happiness and success • Building esteem in early years helps in future development • Parents are main influence on child until about age 8-9 • Peer pressure starts to influence behaviour after age 9
  • 3. Self-esteem •Set a good example and be a positive role model • Children look up to their parents and will try to imitate what they see and hear • Work on building your own esteem so your children will see a strong, confident adult
  • 4. sElf-esteem •Encourage your child to try harder and keep going even when they struggle and fail • Acknowledge their efforts and feelings in a positive way • Let them know you are proud of them
  • 5. seLf-esteem •Love your child unconditionally • Show them that you accept them even when they do something wrong • Give hugs often as it will help them feel secure and boost their esteem
  • 6. selF-esteem •Fill their emotional tank with positivity • Children are born negative-minded and need to learn how to be positive • Teach them to be kind, caring and helpful to others
  • 7. Self-Esteem •Empower your child to make good choices • Explore options and help them understand consequences • When bad choices are made, help them evaluate, learn and grow
  • 8. Self-eSteem •Set realistic goals • Talk about their interests • Draw pictures, write in a journal • Give small rewards when goals reached (spending time with them is the best)
  • 9. Self-esTeem •Talk to your child and spend time with them • Value their thoughts even if you don’t always agree • Positive communication builds character and promotes independence
  • 10. Self-estEem •Energize your child with a healthy lifestyle • Exercise daily, eat healthy and get sufficient sleep • A healthy body will result in a healthy mind
  • 11. Self-esteEm •Explore areas where your child can excel • Help discover their interests, abilities and strengths • Being actively involved in activities they do well and enjoy will build esteem
  • 12. Self-esteeM •Make fair boundaries and set realistic rules • Always enforce rules • Discipline with love when necessary • Helps build responsibility for own actions and teaches respect for others
  • 13. S.E.L.F.-E.S.T.E.E.M. • Set a good example • Encourage your child • Love unconditionally • Fill with positivity • Empower to make good choices • Set realistic goals • Talk and spend time • Energize, exercise, eat healthly • Explore abilities & interests • Make fair boundaries
  • 14. START TODAY! • It is never too late to start building esteem • Work on increasing your own esteem • Help your children build their esteem • Be a positive influence to others and help them build esteem
  • 15. Want some quick and easy tips on positive parenting? Grandma’s Notes on Parenting is a easy-to-read guideline for all parents and child caregivers. Available through Amazon for your kindle or paperback edition. Copy and paste this link for a quick book review..... m/book-review/12123