Zen Mommy Minute: The Words We Use

Here are some thoughts about the words we use and ideas on how words can help or hurt us in our parenting. Whether you are pregnant with your first or raising teens, we can all benefit from watching for a few important words like should, try, need and MY/MINE and the messages they convey.

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How to Boost Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

According to a study by Dove… 62% of teenage girls feel insecure about themselves. 57% of those girls have a mom who criticize their own looks. Yes, our daughters hear and see you when you look in the mirror and scowl at yourself!

These are the issues that are tackled in Session 1 of It’s A Girl Thing, a wonderful new speaker series focused on empowering moms and their pre-teen daughters. [Read more…]