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

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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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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Facebook

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While it’s certainly not as popular with children as it once were, you’ll be surprised by the number of kids who still occasionally hang out on Facebook. While most parents won’t need any introduction to Facebook, we feel our series of guides won’t be complete without the most popular social network in the world.
If you feel you don’t really need this guide, perhaps you’ll find the previous installments more helpful:
A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Snapchat
A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Instagram

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Parenting tips: Self-Image, Celebrity Comparison and the Tween Mind

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We all want our children to have high self-esteem. In fact, high self-esteem largely influences future mental and emotional health, sense of worth, and social satisfaction. During the tween years, your child searches for identity through the opinions of her peers. Simple praise can make her self-esteem skyrocket, while one criticism can sometimes be devastating. Some parenting tips from Jiminy.

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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media: Instagram

In this series, we will walk you through four of today’s widely-used social media platforms, telling you their general uses, defining key terms for each platform, and leaving you with important points about privacy.

Parents guide to instagramYou can catch on to this one “insta-ntly; we’re talking about Instagram!
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