I recently stumbled upon an online conversation about confidence. A friend of mine had asked, “Can confidence be learned? If so, how can we build confidence in older children?” Reading the responses got the wheels in my brain moving and I ended up with even more questions competing for space in my crowded head.
You may wonder how chores could possibly have anything to do with self-esteem. Well, basically you are learning that what you DO can have a direct impact on the people around you. And when you receive positive feedback from completing your chore, your self-esteem fill be fed.
For this Mothering Monday, I will end the article here. I think we've brought up enough ideas to chew on until next week. Stay tuned for part 2, Building Confidence at Any Age.