The Seven Emotional Needs of a Child That Influence Confidence and Self-Esteem
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The Seven Emotional Needs of a Child That Influence Confidence and Self-Esteem

Understanding your children’s emotional needs and how you can meet them is the first step in supporting their confidence and self-esteem. Want to know the secret to raising a child who’s confident, secure, and has strong self-esteem? Meet their emotional needs. While that statement sounds over-simplified, it’s true. When we, as parents, help meet the…

Kids Don’t Want Perfect Parents, They Just Need Real Ones
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Kids Don’t Want Perfect Parents, They Just Need Real Ones

Trying to be a perfect parent for your child can actually do them more harm than good. Here’s why imperfect parents make the best parents for kids’ emotional health. “Mom, it was pajama day today and I was the only one not wearing pajamas!” my daughter exclaimed moments after descending from the school bus.  Her…