Developing Self Esteem

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Every parent wants a happy, healthy child with a strong sense of self-esteem and self-confidence. Here are some ways parents can support and grow their child's self esteem:

  • Choose your words carefully and make sure to provide encouragement for your child
  • Model positive self-esteem and positive self-talk
  • Create a positive home environment where students feel safe and loved
  • Allow your child to become involved in cooperative activities such as volunteering for the good of others in order to feel good about themselves
  • Help your child give others compliments and make others feel good in order to trigger positive feelings amongst themselves