The five ways: Encourage

By encouraging your child, they are building self-esteem and confidence, and this helps them deal with change and new experiences.

 

Supportive relationships

It’s important for children to have strong and supportive relationships from a young age. By showing interest in your child’s activities and showing encouragement, you can help them feel safe, confident and happy. Join Early Years Ambassador Jay Laga’aia to hear what he has to say about encouraging little ones.

Published — 03 July 2017 Last updated — 03 July 2017

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