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How do we develop and nurture our child’s self-esteem in a world where the likes, comments and followers are often seen as the social currency for popularity, confidence and self-worth?

While young people live out much of their social lives online, there are certain elements of this world that can have a negative impact on the social and emotional wellbeing of young people, particularly if that person’s self-esteem is already fragile.

The very connected, very visible and public nature of social media ensures that many of the challenges faced by young people previously are now magnified and felt more deeply when played out online. We need to give young people the confidence, skills and perspective to ensure that they can reduce the negative impacts, and instead learn to thrive both online and in real life.

What are some of the things we can do to help nurture that self-esteem and prepare them for the challenges of a very public social media?

Continue reading more about how you can strengthen your child’s self-esteem in a digital world.

FREE Parenting Webinar – “Brave Parenting in a culture riddled with worry”

Our school has a membership with Parenting Ideas, one of Australia’s most trusted sources of parenting education and support.  Great news – through this membership, you can attend all of their webinars for parents at no cost! Here is the information about the next upcoming webinar:

Brave Parenting in a culture riddled with worry
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Wednesday 27 November 2019 8:00pm AEDT. If you are unable to make the scheduled time you can simply register and access the recording later.

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