Did you know?
To build kids’ self-esteem, praise their efforts. But don’t shower them with praise for everything they do.
If kids fall apart when they get home from school, there’s a bright side. It can mean that they feel safe to express themselves at home and trust the people there to help them calm down — no matter what.
“If people could look beyond the challenges, they’d see the person I see. He’s funny and smart. He’s loyal, almost to a fault. He picks himself up when he falls, and he tries again.”