Parenting - Other | 3-12 yrs

Ways To Build Confidence In Kids

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“Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.” – Samuel Johnson

In this increasingly competitive world, self-confidence is one indispensable tool that your child will need to be successful. Good news is that self-confidence can be built in children.

Building self-confidence starts with building self-esteem. Lack of self-esteem often leads to various behavioural problems. Use positive reinforcement to build self-esteem. Whenever she does something good, praise her action. However, don’t overdo it as too much praising will make her create an unrealistic picture of herself and her abilities.

Children learn by trial and error. In some trials they will be successful, while in some they may not get the desired outcome. Accept their failures as well. This will boost their self-confidence and they will never be scared to try doing new things.

“When kids take risks they find their strengths, become more assertive and embrace opportunity,” writes child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley in allparenting.com.

Encourage your child to take part in outdoor sports. Taking part in outdoor team sports helps increase his self-confidence, team spirit, leadership skills and also improves his health.

Developing your parenting skills also helps a great deal in developing your little darling’s self-confidence. Are you a highly-protective parent? How good is your self-esteem? What do you understand by the term ‘attachment parenting’?

This ClipBook aims at providing practical tips for you to build self-confidence in your child. If you found this ClipBook useful, please click on the ‘Like’ button.

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