As parents, we can never underestimate the role we play in protecting and building our child’s self-esteem. A good sense of self-esteem is crucial to helping our children grow up happy and secure, and to giving them the ability to overcome life’s many challenges. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way for many children, their self-esteem plummets. Jack Canfield, author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, says that by fifth grade, only 20% of children
Childhood is no easy feat. That’s why, as parent, we need to work hard to instill self esteem and confidence within our children – not just during the holidays but year round as well. Of course we can’t stop the bad things from happening, but we can teach our children to navigate each challenge and surf their way through life’s ups and downs. We wish you smooth sailing during this holiday season and throughout 2016! This quote
During the holidays, cherished time with our children can slip away from us. We get so busy cooking meals, hosting out-of-town guests, shopping, wrapping gifts, and keeping up with parties and commitments that our kids may feel like they’re in the way during this very special time of year. While showering your children with holiday gifts is nice, what kids really need and want is our time and attention. That’s why we’ve put together these
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Confidence is everything. As parents, we can help instill confidence in our children each and every day. Tell your child to be true to him or herself, and tell your child he or she should never be afraid to be OUTSTANDING!
There is nothing more satisfying to a parent than seeing your child’s nose in a book. Reading helps children academically,enhances their curiosity for learning and builds their knowledge regarding a host of topics. If you want to help foster your child’s love of reading, consider these five tips from Maia Haag, the founder of I See Me! 1. Keep Books Close Keeping books within an arm’s reach at all times will help remind you and
Having a sibling is the best part of being a kid! Visit I See Me! to view our children’s book, Super Incredible Big Brother, and Super Incredible Big Sister, and customize a story for your child that he or she will cherish forever. Remember, your child is the star of the book!
Photo Credit: Jennifer Borget, Baby Making Machine Lifestyle blogger, Jennifer Borget of Baby Making Machine, says, “Reading is a huge part of my life and I want it to be something my kids grow to love as well. Finding books your kids love is one way to start, and I have a feeling this will grow to be one of his favorites.” Jennifer is talking about one of I See Me!’s latest books, “My Very
When a child first starts to learn new things, they look to their parents for a reaction, so that they can learn how to respond to a given stimuli. That look of complete confusion is something every parent is familiar with, and knowing that even a smile is teaching the child a lifelong lesson is one of the most satisfying feelings in the world. One of the biggest roles in a relationship between a parent
On the playground, at home, in school or at the local youth center- no matter where your children are at, it is important for them to learn to be considerate little individuals. One of the best ways to teach your children good behavior is by being their role models! Children between the ages of 3 and 10 learn how to interact with others by following their parents’ example. To follow well, you have to lead