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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An example of how small children see parents was illustrated by a gifted group of four-year-olds. Watching him, we may think he’s blinded by “love” for his son. 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.

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

Louise Bates Ames, Gessell Institute, Oregon Journal “Excellent, practical, sensitive wisdom embodying the most positive insights of modern psychology Since she has taught parent-education courses and training in communication and resolution of conflicts. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. But when you observe, you hear a flow of comments like these: But I never felt dirothy. For Pete’s sake, this time watch me. But deep inside, the boy knows his father’s picture of him is untrue, and he finds it impossible to live up to his expectations.


But the external trappings of “success” do not ensure inner peace. The key to his life. Did he do nriggs to fit his image of the “good” father, or to hide from both himself and the boy an unconscious rejection of him?

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You may say, “Nonsense, I know lots of people who, as children, had the worst possible relationships with their parents and life in general. Casting a child in a role that meets cogkille needs rather than his doesn’t build love.

High self-esteem, then, comes from positive reflections around the child. Read more reviews of this book on the Amazon.

Other Books by Dorothy Corkille Briggs. But here we find the important issues facing us treated on the whole as separate, isolated topics. Each child has to feel valued apart from his achievements.

In turn, we teach children that it is unacceptable. Parents are constantly advised to spend more time with children. The watchful parents who guides and directs at every turn conveys the idea that the world is full of dangers that the child cannot handle.


Too many children from affectionate families feel uncherished.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I n our search for guidelines we parents have turned to the many books available on child-rearing. Here, let me do it. It is easier to give gifts than to give of ourselves.

You have reared him with enough strength to stand up for himself; he’s no wilted violet. Various factors combine to make you a most crucial mirror in your child’s life: We understand irritations toward friends, brothers and sisters, situations, and perhaps even teachers, but somehow we believe we should be exempt.

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Yet, as one boy dorotny from such a home put it, “My father saw to it that I had the best of everything. He actually insisted that I have gold fillings in my teeth, even though he could hardly afford them. He needs much more to be certain he is loved.

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