- Galtime.com | Helping Kids Succeed | Wed, Aug 22, 2012 1:21 PM EDT | Comments
If you could give your children a quality that would enhance their chances for leading successful, meaningful and fulfilling lives, what would it be? The answers may seem endless, but many experts say one of the greatest gifts would be instilling a "Can Do Attitude."
The fact is, the caliber of our children's productivity, inner strength, contentment, interpersonal relationships, and competencies is largely impacted by the strength of their self-beliefs. The best news is there are endless simple parenting moments to nurture positive attitudes in our children. Here are eight secrets to raise "Can Do" kids!
Real self-esteem is a combination of a feeling of worthiness: "I am likeable, loved and worthwhile" and a feeling of competence: "I have the skills to handle life."[Based on work of Nathaniel Branden]
I can do it!
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