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Helping Your Child Become More Confident

Confidence is a big thing in a child’s general level of growth and we, as parents, should always facilitate time to make actionable changes to support their child’s confidence. This will include a range of activities and experiences to help your child grow the right way.

Here are some ways you can help your child grow to be a confident and strong individual throughout their lives.

Explore a range of extra-curricular activities

In helping your child work on their own self-worth, you should try to encourage your child to explore as many activities in school as they can. They will help your child grow naturally through exploring different physical and more artistic activities that will allow them to feel engaged. The more your child has time to explore the many different ways they can learn how to feel confident in their skills. Many schools will have a number of social activities, clubs and co-curricular support for children to try out.

Help your child go through with difficult choices

It’s easy and perfectly natural for your child to feel nervous about a particular activity. There may be a lot of stress on your child’s mind when they come into contact with these scenarios. But what is important is what your child does to keep themselves focused and determined to do things that are beyond their known skills. They may well surprise themselves with the skills they have and how far it may take them.

Spur your child on

A lot of motivation from your parents would encourage many people to go through with a lot of different things. With that in mind, you should try to push your child to pick up the things they may have been reluctant to do before. Maybe they want to make a new friend they’ve been seeing in the local park, or your child wants to pick up a new sport. There are many examples of this but your child can have a heap more confidence if they are motivated by others.

Be proud of the little improvements your child makes each time

Every time your child does something that will help with their confidence, you’ll be able to see your child grow. It helps your child feel like they have made a lot more progress with their own skills, and it will make your child know how well they are doing. The increased confidence in their own abilities helps your child naturally exude with confidence and improved self-esteem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Award-winning writer, blogger, social media consultant and charity campaigner. Social Media Manager for BritMums, the UK's largest parent blogging network Freelance clients include Firefly Communications and Save the Children UK. Works with brands on marketing projects. Examples include Visit Orlando, Give As You Live, Coca-Cola and Kodak. Cambridge Law graduate with many years experience working across three sectors in advice, media relations, events, training and project management. Available for hire at affordable rates.

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