There is a very small window for building self-confidence which is between the age of 2-12 years old. After that there is very little fluctuation in our self-confidence throughout the rest of our lives. This article outlines how parents or child-care workers can help build children's self-confidence at various ages.
Parents often tell calm their crying children by saying things like "don't cry" but this seemingly harmful phrase is doing a lot more damage than you think. This post outlines why suppressing children's emotions is so harmful and suggests some alternatives to replace it with when a child is upset.
As a parent, a big part of your role is to support and encourage your children and praising them is a very common way to do that. However, a recent...
Early detection of anxiety in children is crucial for teaching them coping mechanisms that will prevent them from developing mental illness in the future. Use this checklist for identifying signs of anxiety in children and read our tips for helping children cope with their feelings of anxiety in a healthy way..