Building Children’s Self-esteem

Building Children’s Self-esteem

Healthy self-esteem is so vital for our children, but where does a rock solid sense of self-worth and self-esteem come from?  How do our children get a sense that they are valuable human beings? Well it turns out that we, as parents, have an enormous impact on our...
Attachment – the foundation of self-esteem

Attachment – the foundation of self-esteem

What is “attachment” and why is it important for our children’s self-esteem?  When parents consistently respond in a nurturing way to their baby and child’s emotional needs the child develops a “secure” attachment to the parent.  (Don’t worry, consistently doesn’t...
Connection is the key to co-operation

Connection is the key to co-operation

How do I just get my child to do what I want them to do? – now! It’s so frustrating!  You just want your child to pick up their stuff from the living room floor!  You just want them to hurry up and brush their teeth so you can leave for school on time!  And you want...