Improving Kids Self-Esteem

Children develop confidence through their achievements, big and small, not from the praise of their parents.

Having good self-esteem is important to a child’s happiness and mental health. Here you can find all things that can help you foster good self esteem in your child. It’s important to know that teaching them how to handle winning and losing properly, teaches them more about self worth than simple praise. Also be aware of the issues that can negatively affect your child’s self-esteem.

ADD or ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects the ability of children and teens to concentrate on given tasks. It can affect children of all ages and ethnicities.

Bullying

Bullying is a social problem that often manifests in school situations, but is not limited to there. You will usually find that one child is being isolated through different ways from the group which can cause psychological harm.

Depression

The most commonly diagnosed mental disorder, Depression can hit at any age. If sadness doesn’t seem to pass, take the time to learn what you can do to help your child.

Domestic Violence

It’s sad to think that home isn’t always the safe place it should be for some families. Be sure to know the warning signs so you can give help to those in need.

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are sometimes hard to detect, but it is important to know that it can affect both sexes and start at an early age. If you suspect that your child has an eating disorder, early intervention is the key.

Substance Abuse

Ranging from alcohol and tobacco to illegal drugs, substance abuse can start early. Kids are likely to try something they see adults doing, so be sure to educated and talk to your children about substance abuse.

Suicide Prevention

Sadly those with mental health issues or social issues can sometimes believe that the only out is suicide. It’s not! It’s important to listen to children if they come to you with an issue early on, rather than let it get to the point where death seems like the only option.

Online Safety

We live in a time where anyone can access almost anything on the internet. Be sure to monitor what and who your children talk to online in order to keep them safe.

If you don't take care of your body, where are you going to live?~Unknown