TITLE

Self-Esteem and how it grows

AUTHOR(S)
Sparrow, Joshua D.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2005, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents guidelines for developing self-esteem among children. Parents can help their child gain self-confidence by providing unconditional love and setting realistic expectations. Learning to comfort one's self in the face of failure is the first step in building self-esteem. Parents should remind their child of what he has learned from his failures--to comfort himself and let others comfort him, to put things into perspective, to accept himself, to salvage his self-esteem with humor, and to ask for help. By knowing this, he can brace himself as he faces his challenges. INSET: A Word On Overpraising.
ACCESSION #
18172093

 

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