Posts Tagged "self-esteem"

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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