Research-based articles for parents and entire families about building self-esteem in children and developing self-esteem in teens. Includes information about healthy and unhealthy self-esteem. Advice for parents on activies to build self-esteem in children, as well as self-esteem activities for teens. Many articles available in Spanish.
The Story on Self-Esteem
Written for kids, this article explains what self-esteem is, why it is important, what it means to have low self-esteem, what one can do to boost his or her self-esteem, and more.
Body Image and Self-Esteem
Geared toward teens, this piece discusses the importance of self-esteem and body image, the various factors that shape self-esteem, checking and boosting one’s own body image or self-esteem, and where to go for help.
Developing Your Child's Self-Esteem
This article explores the role played by parents in helping shape a child’s self-esteem and makes recommendations for developing their self-esteem in a healthy fashion.