Five simple ways to improve your child’s self-esteem

parental monitoring doesn't have to restrict your child

Give them more space to make mistakes, and don’t just tell them they’re amazing. Building a child’s self-esteem often feels counter-intuitive, but it’s also one of the most rewarding things a parent can do.

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Parenting advice: You’re the most amazing kid ever, and other mistakes

Parenting tips: how to praise

You are the parent. You wish to build up your child’s self-esteem. Therefore, you look at her latest arts and crafts project and tell her she’s the greatest thing ever to grace this Earth. Moreover, she is the most amazing child ever, the best at everything, the most beautiful, smart, kind and truly awesomest. Can that possibly be wrong?

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