Building self-esteem

Teach children about decision-making and how to tell the difference between a bad decision and a good one. Let them "own" their problems. If they solve them, they gain confidence in themselves. If you solve them, they'll remain dependent on you. It’s important to teach them to think for themselves. Take the time to answer [...]

STOP FORCING CHILDREN TO HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH EMOTIONALLY ABUSIVE FAMILY MEMBERS!

All love shouldn’t be unconditional! Your mental health should be more important than anything else. When you teach children to have relationships with family members that are emotionally abusive, what are you teaching them is their feelings do not matter. They are to love that person, no matter how they were treated. Someone else’s opinions [...]

IT’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Below is a repost from March 2019 regarding self-esteem in children. THE 3 BIGGEST INFLUENCES ON YOUR CHILD'S SELF-ESTEEM Family The family is widely seen as an important influence on self-esteem because it is where the initial sense of oneself is formed. Children with self-esteem difficulties have absorbed what parents and others have negatively said [...]

“TAKE THAT MAKEUP OFF, GIVE THE HORSE BACK ITS HAIR! “

I was told by men I looked up to and adore, "TAKE THAT MAKEUP OFF, GIVE THE HORSE BACK ITS HAIR! " I grew up in a time when men invested time loving women they weren't trying to sleep with! I feel really sorry for a whole generation of young girls. Men no longer do that. [...]

THE 3 BIGGEST INFLUENCES ON YOUR CHILD’S SELF-ESTEEM

Family The family is widely seen as an important influence on self-esteem because it is where the initial sense of oneself is formed. Children with self-esteem difficulties have absorbed what parents and others have negatively said about them. As they begin to define themselves in light of their low sense of self, they may undertake [...]

DO YOU HAVE A TEENAGER?

Adolescence is the time of identity development, when relationships and school identities contribute in different ways. As adolescence proceeds, thoughts about relationships increase, prospects about college emerge, and thoughts formalize about occupational choices. One significant differentiating characteristic between childhood and adolescence lies within the realm of friends and peers. As the role of parents as [...]

BUILDING SELF-ESTEEM

Teach children about decision-making and how to tell the difference between a bad decision and a good one. Let them "own" their problems. If they solve them, they gain confidence in themselves. If you solve them, they'll remain dependent on you. It’s important to teach them to think for themselves. Take the time to answer [...]

WHAT CAUSES LOW SELF-ESTEEM?

Children with low self-esteem feel that important adults and peers in their lives have constantly judged them on their performances and successes. They generally feel unloved and only valued when they please their parents. Although all children have a need and desire for positive self-esteem, they either feel satisfied by the approval they receive from others or are [...]