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07 June 2010

How you can promote a positive self-image

Your children's sense of self-esteem can be greatly influenced by the way you communicate with them.

Your children's sense of self-esteem can be greatly influenced by the way you communicate with them.

Parents should:

  • make certain their child is listening;
  • use words that the child understands;
  • lower pitch and decrease speed and volume in order to make communication more effective;
  • give directions one at a time, or in order of expected performance - according to a child's ability and age.

 
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