6 Ways to Raise Your Kid's Self-Esteem

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Try New Things

Be optimistic about taking on new challenges and learning new topics in your daily life, and your kid will pick up on it. And when she wants to try something new, help her make it happen. Show that you value her willingness and support her efforts, even if she’s not successful in it. “If parents are constantly talking about how they can’t do things, how they’re incapable, kids see it,” Cassatly says.