As a parent, you are responsible for developing child self-esteem.
Self-esteem is a feeling of goodness about oneself.
Child self-esteem is important to the happiness and success of children.
In infant stage, self-esteem starts to develop by being around adults.
When infant enters into preschool age and kindergarten, self-esteem has a good start.
As a parent, how do build child self-esteem?
Show love! It is important to speak calmly with your children. Speaking to your children affects how he or she feels about their self. Building child self-esteem is important in their development.
You have to show love if they do any wrong thing also. You should love them, but not their misbehavior, especially if it is misbehavior.
Respect your child! Respect your child to build self-esteem. If you show respect, they think that they are important and feel self-esteem.
Help your child become self-reliant! Help your child to become self-reliant, which means to become independent. Help your child to learn responsibilities in life, in community and in home. Make him to learn that life has ups and downs, but still they can have pride and self-respect.
Give your child options! Give your child choices and decisions about problems, situations and life so that it helps in the development of child self-esteem. Just knowing the mistake is not the end of the world.
Healthy risks can be taken which helps in developing self-confidence and self-esteem. It also helps your child to manage success and failure as part of life.
Feeling of security! Children should feel that they are valued and worthwhile. They should realize that whatever they contribute has value. You should make your child learn the rules and guidelines in life which enable feelings of security and of being loved.
Parenting skills for building child self-esteem! Good parenting skills are important as you are the in charge of child development. Parent skills are a big responsibility but it is a privilege and joy.
You should learn how to develop your child self-esteem which makes your child a healthy person with ability to go out in the world and be a contributing part of the family.
Challenge! Challenges help to make your child strong and healthy people. Once your child learns that there will be problems in life, he can handle the situation and do not feel that his life has come to an end.
Appreciation and praise! You can boost your child self-esteem with appreciation. If your child does any good thing, appreciate him. If you don’t appreciate, his self-esteem will suffer. Praise him if he completes a task. When you praise your child, he will know that he is doing something well.
Be a positive role model for your child. If you are harsh and pessimistic, your child will follow the same way. Nurture your self-esteem so that you can build your child self-esteem.