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When Too Much Self-Esteem Can Backfire In Children
The concept of self-esteem is not a new concept and it is one that most people recognize as an important characteristic to have. Simply defined, self-esteem can be viewed as the way a person values oneself. Most parents, when asked, what they would like for their children to have in life, the notion of having self-esteem would be high on the list. But can too much self-esteem in children create power...
The Secret Skills Your Child Needs to Succeed (Surprise..its not their IQ!)
Parents get bombarded fairly early on regarding the importance of having their child academically ready. A young child is barely out of diapers when reality hits parents on how to help them succeed academically. Suddenly the cart in the leading toy store is filled with educational toys that teach letters, numbers, reading, colors, shapes and whatever the newest, greatest way to get our children a "leg...
Emotionally Intelligent Children Say "I Love Me" First
Does the title of this article bring up images of self-centered, egotistical, indulgent children? After all, the Millennial Generation (those children born after 1980), have gotten the rap of being the group of children that are both savvy educationally and technologically efficient and the most indulged compared to previous generations of children before them. Yet, here's the myth buster: teaching...