During the summer holidays, the child’s life is full of exciting activities and interesting events. Parents can use this time to strengthen their child’s self-esteem. Consider 10 simple ways to do this.
1. Let your child choose a fun activity for the whole family for the weekend. If he is still small and such an assignment may be too difficult for him, you can give him a few options to choose from. Do not forget to praise the child for a great choice.
2. Invite your child to try something new for him (for example, a new sport, playing a musical instrument or dancing). Tell him, ” Whatever you choose, I know you will do your best. You can do it.” Continue reading
Nine-year-old Katya is very shy. She often misses school, and before leaving the house in the morning complains of abdominal pain. On the eve of the examinations she was very upset. Every time her father goes on a business trip, Katya panics. She’s afraid something will happen to her father and he won’t come home.
Doctors found Katya has an anxiety disorder. Anxiety in children is abnormal when it reaches a level like Katya’s. When a child experiences anxiety, parents should help him cope with this problem.
Anxiety: emotion or mental disorder?
Anxiety is an emotion, though unpleasant for the person who experiences it. Continue reading