Self-Esteem

Posts about building self-esteem in children.

Develop Discipline and Focus for School this Fall

As summer comes to a close and school edges ever closer, it is important to ensure that your children are ready to return to the scheduled and orderly environment of the classroom. As young children re-enter school, and younger children attend for the first time, focus and discipline are essential…View More


10 Mental Health Benefits Provided by Martial Arts Programs

Many people enroll their children into a martial arts program so they can have a physical activity and spend their time more productively. Did you know that there are also many emotional and mental health benefits for children who participate in martial arts? In this post, we’ll discuss the mental…View More


How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child in School

How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child in School The problems that children have in school can be academic, social, or some other challenge. Involvement in the martial arts can help with any of these kinds of problems. The following are the specific problems that your child may face in…View More


4 Steps To Raising Confident Kids

  Raising confident kids is not as easy as one might think. There are so many factors that go into nurturing this mindset that it is easy to overthink the process. The one thing to remember is that parents are their children’s first teachers, and in that regard, they are…View More


6 Signs You’re Forgetting to Set a Good Example for Your Kids

  Melanie Hargrave, guest contributor Being a parent gives you an abundance of parenting components to think about and remember, so naturally many good practices may fall through the cracks. But one of the most important responsibilities that cannot be overlooked by a parent is to constantly set a good…View More


5 Reasons to Put Your Child in Music Lessons

Leslie Mason, guest contributor When searching for an extra-curricular activity for your child, it can sometimes be difficult to decide how you want your child spending their time. Music lessons, however, are an activity that will continue to pay off well into your child’s adult years. Here are just some…View More


The Link between Anxiety and Childhood Obesity

Ryan Rivera, guest contributor There have been a number of studies that linked childhood obesity and anxiety. Childhood obesity has become a very serious medical condition. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention said that the incidence of childhood obesity has doubled in children and tripled among adolescents in…View More


Parenting Goals for Your Child’s Development

Guest contribution- There are a lot of parents with young children who prefer to hire child care services most especially when there is not enough time to be with them. Most of the times, parents prefer someone who is just a relative or someone who lives nearby. There are really…View More


8 Ways to Protect Your Children from Bullying

Bullying is a sad reality that’s been happening in schools everywhere. In fact, even in 2010, over 160,000 children  miss school out of fear of being bullied.   Bullies use their physical size, age, or gender to intimidate other children–whether by abusive language, social threats, physical aggression or psychological abuse….View More


Online Games That Build Kids’ Self-Esteem

Online games have become a distinct aspect of children’s social environment and are an engaging part of their social skill development. In an age when children have at least monitored internet access to others from virtually every part of the planet, online, as in the real world, children continue to…View More