Helping Your Child Build Inner Strength - How Can You Help Children Build Inner Strength?
Caring about other people
Empathy is an important part of building inner strength. It means that a child can recognize and appreciate how others are feeling. It means that a child cares when others feel bad and that the child wants to help them.
You can help your child learn empathy by demonstrating it in your own life and talking with your child about it.
Volunteering. Do volunteer work. If you can, take your child with you.
Sharing. Teach your child the importance of sharing.
Helping. Let your child help you with household chores, and show how happy it makes you to have help.
Helping others can help children learn that they have the power to make others feel better.
Self-control and good behavior
Set limitsSet limits. Setting limits for your children shows them that you love and care about them.
Make sure that your rules are reasonable and that your children understand them. And follow through on any consequences you have established for
failing to follow rules.