As parents, we want our children to be confident and secure with themselves. We hope that our children have the confidence to go out into the world and live wonderful, fulfilling lives. Self confidence has been linked to better results in developing healthy relationships, achieving goals, and general well-being. Confidence and security with one’s self also leads to being able to acknowledge and accept both the positive and the negative aspects of who we are without feeling superior or inferior to others.
So, how do we raise our children to be confident? It’s important for parents to understand that confidence is built on security and stability. After all, most of us know firsthand just how difficult it is to show up at our best when we are in survival mode. One way we can give our children security and stability is through a healthy environment at home.
Here are 10 powerful tips you can begin using today to build confidence and security in your children: