Archive | February 2012


The purpose of parenting is growth and development.  Growth and development is essential  to a parent’s happiness.   Continuous advancement is fundamental, so as to transfer the richness of healthy self-esteem to children.

Parenting without progress is unendurable.  Parents refusing to grow often become imbecile or mentally disturbed.

Expecting your child to stay at age 2 for 10 years is insane!  Using the same parenting tools for your toddler with your teenager is insanity!.  It’s time to grow!

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A parent’s close relationship is an inside look at their present relationship with themselves and their children.  Children respond or react to their parents based on their relationships.

If you complain, gossip, argue or mistrust your close relationships, it is safe to say this is your true reflection.  Children usually react negatively toward parents who allow these relationships.

If you challenge, empower, inspire and trust your close relationships, it is safe to say this is your true reflection.  Children usually respond positively toward parents who allow these relationships.

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Parents who are not curious about their children’s level of development are often analytical.  The opposite of curiosity is to analyze.  Analytical parenting is the fastest way to destroy your child self-esteem. Curiosity brings hope and releases a passion that invigorates your child’s appetite for self-responsiblity.  Curiosity is the strongest foundation that heals, empowers and move children toward greatness.

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SELF-ESTEEM IS TRANSFERABLE!  It’s impossible for parents with healthy self-esteem to produce children with low self-esteem.  Bullies are attracted to environments that supports a mentality that empowers them to manipulate and victimize others.

Parents who manipulate and victimize their children at home often transfer the same negative behaviors to their children.  For every child that use bullying as a form of communication, there is a parent in the home that welcome this negative behavior as a dominate parenting tool.

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Many children’s behavior is often a sum total of the thoughts their parents have about them.  A parent’s thought controls every action demonstrated toward their child.

A parent’s mind that is saturated with healthy thoughts will experience children who are able to manage themselves responsibly.  A parent’s mind that is saturated with negative thoughts about their child’s potential and abilities will experience children who are impatient and irresponsible.

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Children with Low Self-Esteem:

1. Easily become victims of deception, manipulation, and even abuse

2. React to people and events automatically based on “appearance”

3. Usually entertain a selfish-dominated mentality

4. Easily become bullies who deceive, manipulate, and/or victimize others



JUST PUBLISHED…. Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

(Woodland Hills, California, February, 2012)—-Yvonne Brooks, a published author and executive director of the Brooks & Brooks Foundation, announced today, the release of her outstanding book Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem: 9 Secrets Every Parent Needs to Know.


While primarily directed to parents, Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem, is a valuable resource for adults with a desire to positively influence the lives of children.  Self-esteem is transferable!  Children with healthy self-esteem tend to come from environments where parents, guardians and teachers also demonstrate healthy self-esteem.

Children with low self-esteem are often the product of environments where parents, guardians and other adults demonstrate disorder, disrespect, poor discipline, irresponsibility, lack of self-growth and poor communication skills.  In the right environment, children can learn to self-correct-eradicate negative behaviors by means of their own independent responsible behavior and mind-set.

Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem Reveals Strategies on How:

  1. Self-Esteem Manifest in Children
  2. Children with Healthy and Low Self-Esteem Communicate
  3. Healthy and Low Self-Esteem Characteristics Affect Parenting Skills

Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem is currently available through the Brooks & Brooks Foundation for a donation of $16.95 online at  A portion of all book sales will be used to build a mobile clinic for orphaned children in Uganda.  Other books by Yvonne Brooks include: Financial Planning for Teens, 100 Ways to Become a Successful Teenager, Kids Finance 101 and Intellectual Parenting Skills.

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Nonfiction/Business & Economics

Size: 6×9

ISBN: 978-1469746753

188 pages

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