A child’s number one job is to observe the world around them and try to “copy” what they see others around them doing. It’s a great learning strategy. It’s fast, it’s effective, it gets the job done but throwing any monkey wrenches in can be confusing at best and stunting at worst. Sharni Brodesky, M.Sc. Med. shares her insights on how, we as parents, can “fess up” to what our children see to keep them on the right track.
Developing self esteem can be difficult but is not impossible. Mati Abramov LMSW shares one powerful skill that can help change how you look at yourself.