Ask the Experts: What is Your Best Advice for Raising Self-Confident Children? By NYMetroParents Staff November 5, 2010 Get Sanity Saving Ideas and Activities Subscribe Experts in the New York metro area offer their best advice on how to instill and cultivate self-confidence in your child. Experts agree that self-confidence is one of the most important contributors to good mental health for any individual, and the earlier you instill this trait in your child, the better his chance of success in many areas of life. We asked childhood experts the following question: What is your best advice for raising self-confident children? See answers from experts in your area: Manhattan Queens Long Island Fairfield County, CT Also see: More advice from experts in the New York metro area, on topics like birthday parties, back to school, and sports. Want more content like this? Like us on Facebook!