self-esteem

  1. Well-being

    8 Tips to boost your self-confidence

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    It can be pretty easy to fall into a self-confidence rut. From co-workers tearing you down to waking up on the wrong side of the...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Swim lessons or confidence lessons: How activities influence self-esteem

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    From swimming classes to piano lessons, the activities that your child takes part in can help develop their self-confidence and...
  3. Living

    5 Steps to loving your image

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    Remember what your parents taught you? You're perfect as you are. That was the ideal anyway. Sometimes though, the message gets lost...
  4. Parenting

    Macromastia: Large breasts cause problems for teen girls

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    Macromastia (also called gigantomastia) is characterized by excessive growth of the breasts that occurs spontaneously during...
  5. K-12

    Discovering what makes your child unique

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    Every child is special and extraordinary. Discover your child’s interests, gifts, talents and abilities and nurture their unique...
  6. Well-being

    Learning to embrace your flaws

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    “Mommy, why is your arm skin hanging down in a big blob?” “Why are your legs all lumpy and bumpy?” “Let me feel your jelly belly!”...
  7. Living

    5 Ways to have a positive self-image

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    Having a positive self-image is like having a strong and fit body — you need to work at it. Here are five simple ways to start...
  8. K-12

    Top 5 ways to boost your child's self-esteem

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    Come back-to-school time, you may find your child getting a bit anxious to return to class. But with these five easy self-esteem...
  9. Living

    5 Ways to stop men from affecting your self-esteem

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    Men affect our self-esteem more than we would like to admit. It’s hard not to feel down on yourself when he doesn’t call you back,...
  10. Living

    Learn how to win your battle with the scale

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    How many of you have allowed the scale to control your day? It doesn't matter what side of the bed you woke up on -- the morning...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Mom vs. child: Wardrobe wars

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    How many moms have had that dreaded wardrobe war? That outfit showdown — where Child wants to wear this and Mom wants her to...
  12. K-12

    Does self-esteem promote childhood obesity?

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    In our efforts to promote self-acceptance among our children, are we enabling them to become overweight and unhealthy?
  13. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: Can girls dodge the drama years?

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    Haley Kilpatrick was the new girl in middle school and an easy target for mean girls. She ate lunch alone in the girls’ bathroom to...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Mom story: My son with Down syndrome models

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    Amanda Langston has 6-year-old twin boys, Ian and Ryan. Ian is typical and Ryan has Down syndrome. The New Jersey mom says she never...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: When girls feel fat

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    Whitney Ladd Post battled an eating disorder in college and later as a professional rower until she found help. Today, she’s...
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    Practicing Gratitude: Why kids need to make choices

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    As parents, we watch our children learn who they are with each passing day. The small choices they make as children become much...
  17. Living

    5 Reasons you aren't happy and what to do about it

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    Many times when we are unhappy, it's difficult to pinpoint the reason. Take a look at your life and consider these possible reasons...
  18. Well-being

    The science of thought: How changing your thoughts can change your health

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    We’ve all heard about the power of positive thinking, but can changing your thoughts really impact your health? Can you wipe out...
  19. Tips & Advice

    The importance of praising your kids

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    March 15 is Absolutely Incredible Kids Day. Created by Camp Fire USA, it's celebrated on the third Thursday in March each year.
  20. Tips & Advice

    Kids and sexting

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    In 2010, a Brooklyn school suspended 32 students for sexting (sending sexually explicit, nude or semi-nude photos by cell phone)....