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Parenting

Tips To Avoid Power Struggle with Kids

Posted by:   |  Oct 13, 2015

It happens to every parent: something that begins as a mere request to a child, such as get ready for bed, put your shoes on, get your stuff, or do your homework, is ignored or met with some resistance. The parent then repeats him or herself and gets frustrated, and this is when the situation […]...  Read more

Parenting: Building Kids’ Self esteem

Posted by:   |  Mar 20, 2011

The higher your self esteem, the more durable you are. As such, self-esteem includes the feelings and thoughts that individuals have about their competence and worth, about their abilities to make a difference, to confront rather than retreat from challenges, to learn from both success and failure, and to treat themselves and others with respect. […]...  Read more

How to Criticize and Praise our Children

Posted by:   |  Nov 01, 2010

One of the most important elements of building self esteem among children is the way parents criticize and praise their kids. Negative criticism implies that affection or approval is conditional on good performance. Positive criticism implies that we approve you regardless of the result of your performance. Encourage your child to have “doing-your-best” attitude and […]...  Read more

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