The 6 vital ingredients of self-esteem, and how to develop them in your child

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Rawson Associates, Dec 1, 1991 - Education - 280 pages
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Argues that children with high self-esteem do better in school, and outlines the positive steps that parents can take to empower their children to meet life's challenges

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While most parents know that helping their child build self-esteem is important, few have a clear understanding of how to go about it. Youngs, a former teacher, identifies the six vital ingredients of ... Read full review

Contents

SelfEsteemA Definition
7
HOW CAN SELFESTEEM POSSIBLY
13
Every Child Needs a Healthy SelfEsteem
19
Do You Have a HighSelfEsteem Child?
25
Safety Begins at Home 3 1
31
Is Your Philosophy the One You Want?
37
Disciplined Parenting
43
Does Your Child Eagerly Look Forward to School?
50
HELPING YOUR CHILD
144
What Is Your Childs Behavior Saying?
148
Its Up to You
156
Assertive Choice
162
Friends Are Not More Important Than Parents
168
Its Up to You
175
What It Takes to Be a Friend
177
Building Skills for Ending Friendships
183

Its Up to You
56
SAFEGUARDING YOUR
57
Predisposing Factors
63
Getting Your Child to Say No
69
A Case of SelfImprisonment
75
What Are Your Words and Actions Telling Your Child?
82
A Crash Course in Childhood
85
Refining Competence
92
The New Fears in Children
99
Coping with Stress
109
Does Your Child Feel Unconditionally Loved?
113
Can You Hear Yourself Talking?
120
Do You Have a Positive or Negative Balance?
126
A Willingness to Understand
132
Attack Attack Attack
138
Your Attitude Affects Your Childs Performance
189
Taking Responsibility Enhances Your Childs SelfEsteem
195
Its Up to You
201
Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Manage His or
203
Is Your Child Involved in Too Many Things?
213
Rescripting Negative Messages
219
HELPING YOUR CHILD
225
Its Up to You
236
HELPING YOUR
237
Even Young Children Need Goals
244
HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT BEING
250
Designing Your Parenting Philosophy
256
Its Up to You
264
INDEX
275
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About the author (1991)

Bettie B. Youngs resides in California.

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