Parents can agree—teenage relationships are tricky to navigate. Find any opportunity you can to let your daughter know how amazing she is on the inside and what a strong, independent young woman she’s growing into. When a girl feels good about herself, she won’t have to rely on a relationship for her sense of self-worth. Help build positive self-esteem for you and a girl in your life by creating your own self-esteem board titled, #SelfEsteemProject.
10 Things Your Daughter Should Know By The Time She Is 10
"Learning these 10 things is a good base with which to begin the tough preteen and teen years. Helping our children maneuver life is our jobs as parents, even if we haven't quite figured it all out ourselves yet."
When your daughter opens up about her life, that's your window of opportunity to understand what really goes on in her world each day. What can close that window? Criticism, judgement and disapproval. Make it easy for her to open up to you and help ensure that your daughter's sees you as a trusted advisor should she face a problem. For more info—head to www.pinterest.com/selfesteem. #SelfEsteemProject
Parents influence the making of a daughter's internal compass, which guides her ability to experience joy and calm throughout life. Children learn by example, so by practicing mindfulness and other healthy habits, parents can pass down these behaviors. Help build positive self-esteem for you and a girl in your life by creating your own self-esteem board titled, #SelfEsteemProject.
Dealing with bullying can take time, so be patient and understanding of what your daughter is going through. Show her you’re there to support her and reassure her that she doesn’t need to change her appearance. Use the action checklist below to help you and your daughter beat bullying together. Join us—create your own self-esteem board using #SelfEsteemProject.