Posts Tagged ‘self-esteem activities for kids’

Self-esteem activities for kids: the importance of play

Self-esteem is your child’s passport to lifetime mental health and social happiness Of all the self-esteem activities for kids, play is one of the most essential. Yet, play is in danger of becoming a lost ‘art’ for families, as 21% of time-starved parents admit that they have forgotten how to play and struggle to engage their children in creative and…

Bullying and Self-Esteem: What to do When Your Child is Bullied at School

Latest research shows that more than half of all children are, at least on one occasion, directly involved in bullying either as a perpetrator, victim, or both. But as parents we have the power to help reduce bullying and improve self-esteem. Talk with and listen to your kids – everyday Research shows that parents are often the last to know…

Self-esteem activities for children: siblings without rivalry!

Sibling rivalry has always had a bad press. It can apply to any child living in the same family, from step brothers and sisters to blood related brothers and sisters – and it refers to the jealousy, competition, teasing and fighting that goes on between them – and all the experts seem to agree that it stems from your child’s…

Self-Esteem Activities for Kids: Failing Forward

One of my favorite parenting stories is about a famous research scientist who made several important medical breakthroughs. He was asked by a journalist why he was so successful and he told the story of a very early lesson he learned from his Mom when he dropped a carton of milk in the kitchen. Instead of shouting at him she…