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Self-esteem

Is your child struggling with low self-esteem, self-worth, or self-confidence? As a parent, it’s tough to stand by and see our children feeling like they don’t “measure up” or can’t handle things as well as their peers seem to be able to. Kids’ self-esteem is constantly being challenged because they’re regularly faced with new things to experience, new opportunities, and new tasks to deal with. Their self-esteem, their sense of “I can handle it,” is constantly being put to the test. Teaching kids to master the skills to solve their problems effectively builds their sense of self-esteem as well as their life skills. Below you’ll find our suggested articles that will help you get started in helping kids learn how to master the life-skills needed to build self-esteem. Low Self-esteem in Kids, Part I: Forget What You've Heard—It's a Myth Low Self-esteem in Kids Part II: 3 Ways to Help Your Child Now

In Memory of James Lehman

This tribute was written when James Lehman passed away in May of 2010. We hope you, like so many parents and families who have discovered James' work, will find something in James' legacy that helps you on your own parenting journey. *** To Our Empowering Parents Family: It is with deep sadness that we come to you today... Read more »