Has this ever happened to you? You mention something about your life, perhaps an event that was a bit upsetting, and your friend or family member then begins a long diatribe offering criticism and advice on what others should have
We all want children with a strong and confident sense of self. When challenges arise, we want them to feel certain that they can handle them and get through them. Yet, much of what is encouraged undermines this desired result.
Many questions get asked about how to help support a child’s evolving self-esteem. There are many pointers offered that involve mom and dad doing more, rather than doing less. In a way, this is misleading and only puts added demands