What is Children’s Self-Esteem and Why Is It Important?
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  Children’s self-esteem is comparable to self-worth, which essentially means how a person values himself or herself.  A person can think highly of himself or herself and be self-confident in their skills and in their ability to adapt.  Conversely, a … Read More

What You Say and What Your Children Hear – The Difference?
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Ever wonder what happens when your young children respond in unexpected ways to the words you say? Being honest and kind in all of your communications with will convey congruence. But what do your children hear….really?     Children hear words … Read More

Self Esteem & Disciplining Children
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How To Boost Self-Esteem While Disciplining Your Child It happens from time to time: Your child will do something wrong when attempting to complete a task or will do something that he or she was not supposed to do.   … Read More

How Children Can Develop Good Self-Esteem!
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How Your Child Can Develop Good Self-Esteem A person’s self-esteem is how a person feels about himself/herself.  This is reflected in the person’s actions, both in terms of what he or she does and how well they accomplish the tasks … Read More

Healthy & Unhealthy Self-Esteem
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Learning To Spot Healthy and Unhealthy Self-Esteem It is critical for parents to be able to spot healthy and unhealthy self-esteem right away. As having kids develop a healthy self-esteem early in life and maintaining it throughout their childhoods will … Read More

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How Parents/Caregivers Can Help Their Children Develop A Positive Self-Esteem   Helping your children develop a positive self-esteem will help them immeasurably throughout their school years and later in life as a working adult.  However, it can be difficult for … Read More

5 Self-Esteem Boosters For Your Child
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Having a child who grows up with healthy self-esteem is not an accident. Research shows that the important grown-ups in their lives have a huge influence on how kids feel about themselves. Are they happy? Do they have self-compassion? Are … Read More

Oppositional Defiant Disorder
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Oppositional defiant disorder is a psychological disorder seen in children. There is a huge difference behaving badly some times and always behaving the same way, but when this thing is prolonged and not normal like the other … Read More

Use Empathy for Connecting and Conversing
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Empathy   I met Dr Tony Alessandra, a prolific author and influential speaker, in Las Vegas. He was an inspirational man and very down to earth speaker about using empathy for connecting and talking with one person or a group. … Read More

How to Discipline a Defiant Child
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How to Discipline a Defiant Child Disciplining children is a real challenging task for parents and even more so if they have to deal with a defiant child. It is not much of a surprise to hear parents struggling to … Read More

Defiant Child Behavior – Tips For Defiant Child Behavior
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Defiant Child Behavior – Tips For Defiant Child Behavior Extremely Clever Children Defiant child behavior youngsters can be extraordinarily clever, devising various ways to overcome any of your arguments. A defiant young one can be very well organized, as well … Read More

Parenting: The Early Years
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Parenting: The Early Years   ‘A child can only become an adult with the help of an adult’. This definition by well-known Dutch educational psychologist M.J Langeveld sums up the vital role that the parent plays in the healthy development … Read More

Five Simple Steps to a Positive and Healthy Self Esteem
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Five Simple Steps to a Positive and Healthy Self Esteem As human beings, we all want to have a happy and successful life. But do you know that the starting point for a happy living is healthy self-esteem? When you … Read More

Vision and Our Emotions
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Vision and Our Emotions When we were very young children, our eyes were, in many cases, soft and filled with wonder. Seeing the world with perfect clarity came supremely easily to us. When seeing something wonderful, or something that brings … Read More

Self Esteem
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Self Esteem Self- confidence is something that people discover tough to have. There are individuals who find low confidence influences how they see themselves and their performance. Contrary to what the majority of people think, self confidence is not a … Read More

Communicating With Empathy
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Communicating With Empathy Feelings and emotions are what the childcare profession is all about. Feelings for the children, the families, and yes, even co-workers is what makes this profession so fantastic. Yet, feelings make it so difficult to maintain professional … Read More

Positive Parenting
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Positive Parenting Having kids are one of life’s miracles that nothing can ever come close to. Kids are gifts and a product of you and your spouse’s love after all right? If you are the mother, you carried your baby … Read More

Coaching Parents In Self Esteem
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Self-Esteem Linked to Achievement We may not realize it, but self-esteem is a great determinant of how we will succeed and to what degree of accomplishment. Self-esteem, or the way we view ourselves, our skills, and our talents, affect our … Read More

Top 4 Strategies to Develop Effective Parenting Skills
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Despite what you might think, nobody’s born with excellent parenting skills! Those parents you admire most learn from experience. Watching other parents and learning from your experiences are useful ways to enhance your parenting skills. It’s sometimes unnerving when you … Read More

The Importance Of Sound For Babies
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The sense of sound develops even before a child is born. Babies in the womb respond to music, their parents’ voices and they even startle when hearing loud or sudden sounds. Even before you meet your baby in person, you … Read More

The Importance of Activity and Fitness for Children
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Not too long ago, getting physically fit was an adult world – gyms, dance studios, fitness centers, aerobics classes were geared toward the adult getting into shape. Children, it was assumed, were naturally fit due to just being kids and … Read More

Poor Sleep In Early Years Sets inadequate Health in Motion
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Without adequate sleep….kids have problems with learning and memory, attention and impulse control, and moodiness. Inadequate sleep even affects a child’s intellectual skills. Loss of sleep changes the hormones that govern appetite, stress reactions (cortisol) and growth hormone. What is … Read More

Try These Sleep-Inducing Foods
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  Foods high in tryptophan are valuable sleep aids. Before hitting the sack, try one or more of the following provisions to assist you in sleep. The basic denominator in these foods is that they contain tryptophan which has been … Read More

How Parents and Families Support Empathic Children
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How do parents and families provide emotional support for empathic children and help them develop calm and resilience? Experts agree that happy children share characteristics like optimism and a sense of control. The challenge for empathic children is losing the sense of control when witnessing negativity, bullying, injustice, or emotional overwhelm.

Why You Need A Friend, a Parent Coach
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Parenting is a giant question mark for many people, but it doesn’t have to be. Whatever challenges you are facing, there are practical solutions that a parent coach can provide you.   Can you imagine how much easier parenting might … Read More

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