Activities to Build Self-Esteem – Tip 5: Avoid Giving Your Kids Labels

? In the fifth of my series on Building Self-Esteem we look at  Avoiding Giving Your Kids Labels Just be aware of the nicknames, jokes, stories & teasing that goes on in your house. As these are the signs that family members are cast into roles and given labels to match. ‘Oh he’s the Clumsy […]

Activities to Build Self-Esteem – Tip 4: Playing With Your Kids

? Self-esteem is your child’s passport to lifetime mental health and social happiness. It’s the foundation of your child’s well-being and their key to success as an adult. At all ages, how you feel about yourself affects how you act and one simple way to build self esteem is to play with your child regularly. […]

Activities to Build Self-Esteem – Tip 1: Talking WITH not AT your kids!

? There has been lots of research on family communication that has repeatedly confirmed that we spend very little time actually talking with our children (less than 20 minutes a day ) and most of our time talking AT them complaining, commanding, criticising, nagging and just plain moaning at them. This damages their sense of […]