The BasicsA person’s confidence levels as an adult are greatly impacted by the level ofconfidence that they had as a child. This is one of the main reasons why it isso important that you instill a healthy amount of confidence into your child.With a little bit of effort and time, your child will surely develop this cruciallife skill.There are a few things that as a parent you will need to do. The followingare some examples:Always Make Time:It is important that you always make time for your child, no matter howbusy you are! Showing that your child comes before everything else is anexcellent way of building a child’s self-confidence and self-worth. It isadvised to take the time to schedule activities with your child that can helpwith the process of building their confidence. This could be taking them todo something they are good at or maybe even taking them to try somethingnew. This will show them that they are talented which is a great confidencebooster. One example could be taking a child to the park for a game of ball.If your child is not into sports, take them to an event that will allow them toshow their knowledge on things and always be sure to show how impressedyou are.Don’t Be Too Hard:Although it is important not to be too easy on your child, it is alsoimportant not to be too tough on your child as well. Being too easy on yourchild will likely not instill proper morals in a child or teach them to beresponsible, on the other hand, being too tough will likely lead to low self-confidence because a child will feel as if they never do anything right. Youas a parent must find the middle ground and be equal with your discipline.Not every child will respond to the same type of parenting so it is importantto experiment and see what works best when it comes to building yourchild’s confidence.Be a Positive Example:It is your job as a parent to set a positive example for your child and to be arole model. One of the personality traits that your child will likely learnfrom you is your level of self-confidence. It is important that you alwaysappear as if you have a situation under control and that you completelybelieve in yourself. Also, never talk negatively about yourself in front ofyour child because this will likely cause them to develop the same habit.Watch Out For Bullies:Bullying is becoming increasingly more popular. This is likely stemmingfrom the fact that kids can bully one another from any time and any place,thanks to social media. Bullying is probably one of the quickest ways achild’s self-confidence can be destroyed. Bullies often times suffer from lowconfidence in themselves, in order to try to make themselves feel betterthey try to lower other’s confidence as well. This is why you must watch outfor the signs of your child being bullied and put an immediate end to it! Afew examples of behaviors you child may exhibit while being bullied are:Suddenly no longer wants to go to schoolDepressionAnxietyFearLess Social InteractionsNot seeming Like ThemselvesNot Wanting to Talk About Their School DayIf you notice any of these signs you need to take immediate action!