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Learning from 2020 to help us embrace 2021

Learnings from 2020 to help us emotionally thrive in 2021

On a mission to help families and children thrive, parenting expert, father of three, and founder Nadim Saad offers advice on what we can take from 2020 to help move into 2021 with greater positivity, optimism, and strength. There is no arguing that 2020 was a tough and challenging year for us all, and now […]

Helping Children cope with worry and anxiety

Help Children To Cope With Worry And Anxiety

Children can feel anxious in these challenging and uncertain times. And is it any wonder when  they hear adults around them and on the news talking about the virus, deaths, etc.? Not to mention that for the majority of children, their external reality has also changed. Kids all over the country have to wear masks […]

5 common mistakes that affect children’s self-esteem

5 Common Parenting Mistakes That Affect Children's Self Esteem

Every parent wants to boost their children’s self-esteem and confidence. However, the latest research shows that some of the things that parents do with the best of intentions can actually be detrimental to a child’s self-esteem, particularly because our actions can make children doubt our sincerity and cause them to become afraid of failure. Here […]

6 ways to praise your child to boost their confidence & self-esteem

Learn 6 ways to praise your child to boost their confidence & self-esteem

In the second half of the 20th century, boosting children’s self-esteem started becoming an important aspect of parenting and lavishing children with praise was considered to be the most effective way of achieving this. This thinking endures today, with 85 percent of American parents believing that their children need to hear that they are clever […]

Raising your child’s self-esteem without making them spoilt and entitled

Learn how to raise your child’s self-esteem without making them spoilt and entitled

The digital revolution has brought many advantages, but it has also had some less desired effects—especially for children. For a great many children, their lives are dominated by social media and many spend their spare time competing with friends over who can post the perfect ‘selfie’. Some psychologists argue that the implications of this are […]

Intrinsic motivation – The key to raising confident kids who love to learn

INTRINSIC MOTIVATION – THE KEY TO RAISING CONFIDENT KIDS WHO LOVE TO LEARN

As parents, we want our children to be happy and successful in life, so from an early age we do what we can to help nurture their eagerness to learn. We want our children to be able to take on new challenges with confidence and to understand the true value of persistence, self-discipline and hard […]

Growth Mindset vs Fixed mindset – what is the difference?

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Recent research has made significant discoveries in the understanding of what makes children want to take on challenges and why they can become afraid of making mistakes. And consequently, the effect this can have on their confidence, self-esteem and level of resilience. For ten years, psychologist Carol Dweck and her team at Columbia and Stanford […]