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“I Like Me!”: Developing Self-Esteem in the Early Years

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.  

Links:

1.  Listen to this podcast

2.  Learn more about  Jeree Pawl, PhD

Additional Resources:

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?     

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