Promoting Positive Self-Esteem in Children
Strengths and Limitations Assessment
On a scale from 1 – 10, respond to the following questions. Use this information to develop positive self-esteem parenting goals.
How well do you provide opportunities for your child to learn by allowing them to make decisions on their own?
How well do you uphold your responsibilities by being clear about expectations and consequences, following through and working together with other adults?
How well do you talk about mistakes and failures to help them learn?
How well do you separate the misdeed from the child?
How well do you tell them you appreciate their efforts when they do their best?
How well do you reinforce good behavior and choices?
How well do you allow them to experience negative consequences for choices and behavior, even when it is difficult?