Here is an excerpt for TheRealisticMama for building confidence with your kids.  Most are good solid points, in fact, very solid.  But, as is often the case, a couple of critical strategies are missed.  But please review this valuable article to get you started on a game plan.


“We all want our kids to have great childhoods and to grow up to be very successful people. One common trait that is seen throughout most confident individuals is the fact that they are confident within themselves. Many people out there struggle with mental health and feeling as if they are good enough for the world that they live in. These people usually get eaten alive in the world of business and it is seen in all major sectors.

“Key Takeaways:

  • We all want our kids to be successful as they get older and it starts when they are young.
  • It is difficult to find that balance of having your child believe in themselves while not being too cocky.
  • A child is a product of their environment so being a good parent is essential to their well being.

“First let me say, I believe there is a time and place for the word no and is a word that children do need to here. The reminder here is to simply be more thoughtful that you don’t over use it and discourage your child’s creativity and confidence.”