5 Ways To Build Your Child’s Confidence
I recently introduced a regular feature #IfShesHappyImHappy and this week I’m talking about building your child’s confidence. #IfShesHappyImHappy is all about the cycle of happiness – you being happy, making your child happy and it coming full circle to make you happy again! You can read it here if you missed it.
All Children are different
We all know that children are different, that siblings can be like chalk and cheese and that children develop at different rates.
Yet most children will benefit from activities that include the same factors; the factors that encourage their own development and more importantly, that encourage them to develop at their own speeds. They may include activities that encourage:
And all of these factors encourage development in so many other ways. In fact, they all come together like a big jigsaw puzzle.
All like pieces slotting in together.
And the middle piece?
That could be you – the parent or carer.
The piece that nurtures, guides, encourages that vital independence to enable your child to develop in a way that’s healthy for them.
And of course, when our children have these pieces slotted together, it does help them to have a more confident, happier outlook on life.
We could sometimes all use a little help to have a positive outlook!
By giving children the opportunity to get involved in the activities involving the factors listed above, we’re laying their foundations for healthy development.
What are your thoughts on building confidence in children? Please share your thoughts in the comments below or tweet me @AllSortsHere