Dorothy Corkille Briggs is the author of Your Child’s Self-Esteem ( avg rating, ratings, 34 reviews, published ), Celebrate Your Self ( a. The attitudes of others toward a child’s capacities are far more important than his possession of particular traits. The fact of any handicap is not nearly so vital as. YOUR CHILD’S SELF-ESTEEM. Step-by-Step Guidelines for Raising Responsible, Productive, Happy Children. by. DOROTHY CORKILLE BRIGGS.

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Often individuals who look successful from the outside inwardly pay the price: We cofkille irritations toward friends, brothers and sisters, situations, and perhaps even teachers, but somehow we believe we should be exempt. An example of how small children see parents was illustrated briggs a gifted group of four-year-olds.

Experience is what counts. Children value themselves to the degree that they have been valued. Yet, parenthood means frustrating children on many occasions. From our point of view our various restrictions make sense. Are you an author? While warm affection and close body contact foster physical, mental, and emotional growth, such affection does not, in and of itselfguarantee that a child will feel loved.

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If you’re going to do something, do it right! His son begins to feel inadequate and unloved, as he really is. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Provide feedback about this page. High self-esteem, then, comes from positive reflections around the child. This book gives just such a framework.


So, if your child says, “I don’t like you,” “You’re mean,” or “I wish I had someone else for a mother father ,” pat yourself on the back and stay with his feelings. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It’s a matter of whose viewpoint you take.

Briggs, Dorothy Corkille — Your Child’s Self-Esteem

He needs much more to be certain he is loved. But such behavior can mask intense selfishness, low self-esteem, fear of conflict, and even unconscious rejection. Too many children from affectionate families feel uncherished. Yet, it is the quality of time and not its quantity that affects the feeling of being loved. Read more reviews of this book on the Amazon.

Such behavior, however, doesn’t necessarily make children feel loved. How many times have Forkille told you to hold it this way? He actually insisted that I have gold fillings in my teeth, even though he could hardly afford them.

Living with martyrdom is not living with love. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. It speaks louder than words. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image coorkille biography. Yet today they are ‘successes’ who seem very sure of themselves and have many outstanding achievements.


Various factors combine to make you a most crucial mirror in your child’s life: On the surface the time spent looks like proof of devotion.

The parent who continually sets aside his own needs to met those of his child may appear to be loving. I endorse it without reservation. I n our search for guidelines we parents have turned to the many books available on child-rearing.

Check cirkille other recommended books on self-esteem, self-confidence and self-acceptance. Being a child’s personal satellite eventually builds resentment in parents But I never felt loved.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Anger is another fact of life — one of the many emotions human beings are heir to. He’ll take you behind the code and then you can deal with the real issues — the primary emotions. Low to High Price: He exaggerates the boy’s achievements and expects him to do earth-shaking dorothh. Your Child’s Self-Esteem pages [from the softbound edition]. Casting a child in a role that meets our needs rather than his doesn’t build love.

Loners who dislike themselves, they may use constant busyness as an escape.