Self-doubt and feeling useless is a status that of mind which can hamper the individual’s growth. Sometimes having doubt on your self is a good sign to know where you actually stand, but not always!
In the book I can handle the stuff too – Saanu and Banu book series, parents are pumping in self- confidence in a child in a more constructive way. They are allowing the child to fall, fail, be doubtful and be un-successful. Parents are showcasing that in spite of the child fails they feel confident about him, that he is going to be perfectly OK and do better next time.
This will instill the sense of ‘Trust’ in the parents. He/ She will feel more confident that they too can handle stuff in future.
For more information please refer to the book I can handle the stuff too.