They store them up and “replay” these statements to themselves.
When your child completes a task or chore you could say, “I really like the way you straightened your room.
Avoid criticism that takes the form of ridicule or shame.
Sometimes it is necessary to criticize a child’s actions, and it is appropriate that parents do so.
It will also point you to other CDI pages and CDI products that can help you to improve your child’s or teenager’s self-esteem.
Self-esteem is how we feel about ourselves, and our behavior clearly reflects those feelings.