Your world can be changed with three little words and they are not “I love you.” Last week a dear friend and co-member from my Parents Anonymous Group contacted me to ask me a strange and perplexing question. “Do I have a singsong voice?” Carley asked worried. “I think it … [Read more...] about “Mom, am I Ugly?”
Self-Esteem In Children: What Is Our Role?
Most parents would never intentionally hurt their children, but unfortunately some do. Our self-esteem and what other people think of us are sometimes at the opposite ends of the scale. If I evaluate my worth, I take into account the volunteer work I do and how others value me … [Read more...] about Self-Esteem In Children: What Is Our Role?
9 Ways to Boost Self-worth and Dump Loneliness
Psst….over here. I want to tell you something…… I see you. I see you standing there by yourself in a room full of people yet you seem so far away but I see you…. You have people in your life that love you with full hearts but you feel empty. You have great work … [Read more...] about 9 Ways to Boost Self-worth and Dump Loneliness
Helping Your Teenage Daughter Improve Her Body Image
Teenage girls are faced with a lot of peer pressure, and one of those pressures tends to give them a negative body image. They see models who are stick thin, movie stars with perfect figures, big chests, etc. And, instead of comparing apples to apples, they compare themselves to … [Read more...] about Helping Your Teenage Daughter Improve Her Body Image
Children and Low Self Esteem
We know self esteem is a person’s view of themselves or their worth. We also know a child’s view of their self worth can be increased or decreased by the way a parent speaks to them; the words they choose or tone they use. Sometimes a simple ‘look’ can show a parent’s … [Read more...] about Children and Low Self Esteem