Many children struggle with performance anxiety and inadequacies (often unfounded), which are factors associated with poor self-esteem, or a poor self-concept. A child’s self-esteem can be influenced by factors such as temperament, parenting and parental attitudes to failures and successes, parental self-esteem, teachers, feedback regarding performances and peer relationships. 1,606 more words
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- Bess T
I want to talk about my experience with parents who believe their child is going to become a professional athlete. This is something that I experienced as a child; I experience it now as a coach; and I have also experienced the complete opposite. 1,171 more words
By Johanna R.
When observing youth in sport, one may notice parents sitting on the sidelines cheering only when a participant scores a goal. One may also observe another adult yelling furiously at a participant, referee, or coach from the sidelines. 498 more words
Better known as NCT (National Childbirth Trust.). We debated for quite a while, Mr S and I about whether to attend these classes. There was a suggestion that “it’s an expensive way to make friends and I already have friends.” Whilst this may be true, you don’t have THESE type of friends. 268 more words