Posts Tagged "self-esteem"

How do I know if I’m a good parent?

How do I know if I’m a good parent?

There's a real reason you might not know what kind of a job you are doing as a parent. Rachel Norman, Authorized Language of Listening® Coach and author of A Mother Far from Home blog, shared this huge epiphany with her newsletter readers and gave me permission to share it with you. It makes our modern dilemma crystal clear. ... So anyway, I was reading this one excerpt [from a parenting book...

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What if my kids get teased?

What if my kids get teased?

If you were ever teased about your appearance as a child and didn't know how to respond, you may worry about the same thing happening to your kids. A mom of two boys asked*: "I'm wondering if you have any advice on helping children who have noticeable physical differences. Both of my boys have prominent ears and the oldest starts kindergarten soon. I know it is only a matter of time before...

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I Love My Body (Seriously!)

I Love My Body (Seriously!)

Growing up as a female in 21st century America, I have had my fair share of body issues. I actually didn't notice or start worrying about my weight until I was 14, which I think makes me one of the lucky ones (I know an elementary schooler on a self-imposed diet).  I distinctly remember looking in the mirror at age 12, and thinking how pretty I was. Being perfect exactly the way I am has...

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