In this podcast, Dr. Jeree Pawl describes how young children develop self-esteem, and how parents can nurture a strong, positive sense of self in their young children.
Dr. Pawl is a clinical psychologist who has worked with babies, toddlers and their families for 40 years. She is also on the Board of Directors at ZERO TO THREE.
1. Listen to this podcast
2. Learn more about Jeree Pawl, PhD
Young Children’s Social-Emotional Development: Key Findings from ZERO TO THREE’s 2009 National Parent Survey
The Development of Self-Confidence from Birth to 12 Months
The Development of Self-Confidence from 12 to 24 Months
The Development of Self-Confidence from 24 to 36 Months
Drop the Spoon: Looking at the Link Between Thinking Skills and Self-Esteem
Babies and Exploration: The Connection to Self-Esteem
Tips on Helping Your Child Develop Confidence
Tips for Promoting Social-Emotional Development
Frequently Asked Questions:
My 2-year-old always has to have her way—from what she wears to the bowl she uses for cereal. How can I get her to be more flexible?
Should parents give children rewards for doing things that might be expected of them anyway? Are rewards for good behavior ever appropriate?