Does Your Child Get Stuck Comparing Themselves to Everyone Else? Do you hear your kids saying things like, “I am not as good as him!” Or “Well, she’s better than me.” So many of us base our success on what others are doing. When we use other people as a yardstick for our success, we’ll inevitably feel like a failure. Why? Because there is always […]
Helping Kids Develop Self-Love Why is it so easy for us to beat ourselves up, but so hard for us to build ourselves up? Why do kids stumble and stammer when I ask them to tell me something, anything good about themselves? We are taught so much in school, but most of us are never taught self-love and self-compassion. So many anxious kids are […]
Is Your Child Quick To Beat Themselves Up? | Dealing with Negative Self-Talk Is your child quick to beat themselves up? Always taking the blame? Always self-hating? Many kids fill themselves with guilt, shame and anger when they make mistakes. Regardless of the situation, they turn their anger and disappointment inward. It’s difficult to watch kids be so hard on themselves. It’s hard to hear […]
In this episode of the AT Parenting Survival Podcast we talk about the many “good” things we do as parents that can actually hurt a child’s self-confidence and self-esteem. Here are five of them and what to do instead!