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Building Self-Esteem in Your Child

Self-esteem is a set of perceptions and feelings that we have about ourselves and these patterns are formed in early childhood. The way your child values herself/himself is a factor that affects the choices they make as well as their behavior. Children with low self-esteem grow up to be insecure adults, have trouble making friends, are more vulnerable to substance abuse, bullying, eating disorders and suicidal tendencies.

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  • VP00

    Super duper beautiful..Thank you so much for this insight... I love it

  • vidushi15

    Children indeed are shaped through their childhood experiences and what they think and feel about themselves determines how they are molded. Important for parents to reflect upon.

  • LavanyaChadha

    Early childhood experiences indeed have a crucial role to play in building an individual\'s self esteem which in turn shapes the personality of the individual. Unconditional positive strokes, authentic communication, accepting the differences of your child may make a lot of difference.

  • @Harry

    Useful tips

  • ouseph

    Very relevant on these days of over stress and competition.

  • Devish

    rocking wayy

  • kkjha123

    Really very practical tips

  • Nayanpr

    Very well written and very helpful

  • sukesh30

    very helpful..


    Very nice article

  • shegena

    Thank you for the wonderful tips

  • sibandi301783

    very useful tips

  • bmdoss

    Very useful tips

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  • swasen

    Useful tips..Thank you!!

  • vidyabhushansah

    fantastic excellent

  • 503127

    Very useful tips

  • praveena_sre

    Well written and an must read for all parents

  • mehtesham

    useful tips

  • moulee

    Very insightful and practical tips, which in this fast paced world, many parents overlook