emotions

what influences self-esteem

Understand what influences your child’s self-esteem

Caring for children within our incredibly busy, ever-changing lives, is rarely easy at the best of times. Our own exhaustion and stress can add to the invisible pressures placed on our families, especially if we try to live up to some social media representation of perfection. But when we can understand the influences on our children’s self-esteem, we are far better placed to nurture it.

why is my child reacting like that? spotlight on tough emotions

Why is my child reacting like THAT? Spotlight on tough emotions

Helping your child to manage their emotions From The Secure Child set of talks and materials Have you ever found yourself asking “Why is my child reacting like that?” As we turn a spotlight on tough emotions, know that every child responds differently when confronted with an emotional situation.  And it all takes experience and …

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3 steps to helping your child believe in themselves

3 steps to helping your child believe in themselves

The Importance of Childlike Optimism From The Happy Child set of talks and materials As parents we strive to encourage a sense of competence in our children; a belief in themselves that they can do what they set their minds to, and that it is worth the effort of trying.  But the truth is, when …

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have you conditioned your child to feel certain ways?

Have you conditioned your child to feel certain ways?

The Dangers of Children’s Conditioned Emotions From The Secure Child set of talks and materials We all feel powerful emotions throughout our lives. And negative thoughts and emotions are a necessary and natural part of this process.  But through the experiences you offer and the responses you model, you could have conditioned your child to …

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how is your child responding to the praise they receive?

How is your child responding to the praise they receive?

When Praise does More Harm Than Good From The Happy Child set of talks and materials We all want to offer our children encouragement to do well, and well-meaning praise is a big part of this.  But be careful of how you deliver this praise, and the focus of it.  As you ask yourself; “How …

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Can you help your child to establish a greater emotional intelligence?

How to help your child to establish a greater emotional intelligence

Establishing Emotional Intelligence From The Secure Child set of talks and materials From an early age, you can help your child to establish a greater emotional intelligence. Developing in ways that will support their transition into school. As well as the success they are likely to experience in the classroom.  By allowing your child to …

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