7. Ask Their Opinion and Advice

The next time you have a little decision to make—what to make for dinner, what to give Aunt Judy for her birthday, where to put the Christmas tree—ask your protégée. Chances are, they will have a thought and some interesting reasoning to back it up.

While you may not follow their line of logic, you might see things from a different angle, and that’s never bad. And they will feel like they have a voice that is heard, and respected just for being theirs.

There are so many wonderful and unique recipes of how to build your child’s self esteem. They all start with the same ingredients: love, respect, and kindness. What is your favorite way to help the kids in your life to build healthy self esteem?

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