Is your child feared of doing new things? Is he/she scared of disappointing others and getting anxious of insults?
All these are indication of lacking confidence. But no worries, here we will be providing you some simple and uncomplicated ways to make your child more confident.
Confidence and a sense of self worth of a child is totally depends on the parents and to some extent on the teachers / mentors / elders. So, if these tips will be followed by them, then definitely you will get to see a different version of your child.
Encourage inquisitiveness or child's curiosity
Sometimes parents get bored and irritated by their child's infinite and repetitive questions. But parents should never do that, in spite of that, they should encourage their child to ask questions more or to learn more because it will diverse their mind and ultimately they will have more knowledge. So, accordingly, it will make your child more confident.
Appreciate child's achievement
Parents or elders should always praise and value their child's accomplishment, no matter how big or small it is. Because appreciations encourage them to move further and try more new things, which eventually make your child more confident.
It is very normal to make mistakes and on that note, some parents do criticize their child but this actually loosens the confidence of a child. Because the child will think that if again I make mistake then I'll be again criticized and scolded. So, as a result, he will never again try new activities.
Give some little responsibilities
Responsibilities add more to the confidence especially when your child has completed his/her work. By saying responsibilities, I mean to say that some minute work like cleaning the table, ordering the toys, sweeping, arranging the books, etc. And do acknowledge and applaud once your child has finished his works.
So, one by one when your child completes these works, subsequently it will make your child feel more confident and valuable.
Parents should pay attention to their children with full concentration. You should listen to them carefully and give time, it will make your child realize that he/she is valuable and therefore, it will raise his / her self-worth.
So, whenever you are playing or talking or teaching your child, in that situation you should never focus anywhere else. Focus only on your child.
Do not pamper too much
Loving and protecting your child is great and every parent does that but there is a natural inclination from parents' side of being getting overprotective about their child and that's not what is needed, as eventually, it sometimes spoils the child. And then your child will be condemned by others.
Along with these simple ways, there are various personality development courses for kids available that will make your child confident. So, just get access to it and let your kids become more confident.