Trust is meaning to have confidence, faith or hope in someone or something. An example of trust is one of the believing that the sun will rise in the morning. Parents have a significant role in how build trust with your child.

Trust is commonly defined as a positive belief in the good within people and the world. When we think of trust, words like integrity or character come to mind and we expect a person or thing to be reliable, truthful, and have the ability to do what it claims to do.

Positive core beliefs are the set of phrases we tell ourselves based on how to interpret trust between parent and child actions. There are some ways you build trust with your child the following:


Listening is one of the different than hearing and listening is an action. You can listen to a child and it means recognizing their words, but more importantly to seek to really understand his or her underlying message.

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Attuning is taking listening even deeper and it is anticipating your child’s needs based on verbal and nonverbal cues. It is knowing that a melting-down child. Your focus in on calming your child, and figuring out a way to get him or her horizontal.

Eye Contact

Parents are focusing on their child’s eyes. When speaking to a child, obtain down and gently look into his or her eyes.


Children will automatically verbally or nonverbally ask for help, as long as they trust those pleas will be answered. You are growing trust and continue your child’s openness, requests for help need to be answered to the best of your ability.

Keep Promises

Part of keeping promises is not used to reduce your guilt or instead of saying no. Promise is reasonable and within your ability to complete.

Tell The Truth

You are not lying with your children. This is helping children match verbal and nonverbal communication and reducing confusion. It is also helping little ones understand positive moral ethics.

Establish Boundaries, Consistency, And Routine

When a child can trust things happen in a certain order and the brain can relax, staying out of fight-or-flight mode.

Routines and consistency also help reduce conflict, as the child will get to futility quicker. Consistency also reduces crazy-making and when trusting games for kids and their parents a kid expects a certain response; they can grow a sense of fairness in it.