/SELF-ESTEEM

THE ARTICLES IN THIS CATEGORY DISCUSS SELF-ESTEEM

“I Want to Be Like You, Mom and Dad!”

How and why children identify with their parents My son used to love to ‘shave’ with me. I would help [...]

How Self-Esteem is Damaged

How Self-Esteem is DamagedSome parents inadvertently diminish their children’s self-esteem by interfering with or belittling their signals for interest and [...]

How to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem

Focusing Appropriate Attention on the Child Babies thrive when they feel they are of genuine interest to you and are [...]

Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

When a baby finds that her signals are validated and responded to appropriately — that troubles are soothed and pleasure [...]

The Foundation of Self-Esteem

From the first days of your baby’s life, you can lay the foundation for self-esteem by responding appropriately to your [...]

Responding to Your Infant’s Signals

We [emphasize] the role of early relationships in affect development and in the acquisition of affect regulating capacities. These are [...]

Self-Esteem

Self-esteem" is one of the most discussed issues among parents and infant and child developmentalists. Psychologically, self-esteem can become quite [...]