Self-Esteem Revolutions in Children
Parents want their children to grow up with a robust, yet realistic self-respect. In their eagerness to help, however, parents often fall into traps ... Show synopsis Parents want their children to grow up with a robust, yet realistic self-respect. In their eagerness to help, however, parents often fall into traps that make them feel better without actually advancing their children's self-esteem. In this enlightening new book, Dr. Thomas W. Phelan offers easily understood and achievable methods to help children gain self-respect. You will discover the "nuts and bolts" of self-esteem, five critical strategies for promoting self-esteem, the reasons for the junior high crash, the relationship between discipline and self-respect, common parenting oversights, why many self-esteem programs are unrealistic and unhelpful, and the 10 things you do not want to know about self-esteem. Self-Esteem Revolutions in Children describes the sweeping changes that youngsters experience as they grow up. Dr. Phelan explains why gimmicks and good intentions must be replaced by the hard work of both parents and children. He believes children are willing to do their part. Now parents can learn how to effectively meet the challenge - step by step.