A child’s emotional well-being is a critical part of her or his development into well-rounded adults. We are often reminded about the importance of disciplining our children, but affirming what our kids do well is just as – if not more – important.
As adults, we know how important affirmation from others is to our own sense of self. For children, who are still developing a sense of their importance and how they fit in, it’s critical.
Here are some ways you can help your children develop a healthy self-esteem: