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Bringing Up an Awesome Kid through Self Esteem

Kids are one-third of our population and all of our future. What are you willing to do to ensure the future is a positive one?

Whether you are a parent, a grandparent, an aunt or uncle, teacher, coach, girl scout leader, or just a caring person who loves kids, you have a huge responsibility.  A kid cannot bring himself up, alone, successfully.  He needs YOU to help him succeed, to become an Awesome Kid!

Parents are key to children learning about good self esteem and confidence….in fact, they are the critical part!  Contrary to what some parents might think, a positive self esteem will not make a kid superficially vain or self centered. A healthy and positive self worth creates self love, self confidence and personal awareness that is necessary to move toward becoming a productive,skilled and happy adult.

Applying proper motivational techniques is not always easy, because all children are different.  However, self-sufficiency and achieving goals is worth pursuing, in any way that works for the individual.  Because low self esteem can easily lead to making it difficult for them to make friends, doing poorly in school, becoming frustrated and angry and just generally down on themselves.

Of course, it is important to understand that a kid is not always going to feel good about himself or have a high self worth in all situations.  Do you?  But it is vital that you continue to use the resources and tools available to continue to move forward and cultivate positiveness, resulting in a happy person to be around.

You can have an Awesome Kid!

Maureen Amberg


Maureen Amberg is an author, entrepreneur, and professional grandmother of 13.

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