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Body Issue with Teen Girls

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Body Image, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This issue about body image is always up for teens I talk to and for myself.  It seems like it is one of the toughest issues to overcome.  Even when I am talking with grown women, it comes up.  I just wanted to post this video for you to watch and the stats regarding body image, it’s amazing. The more secure we become with who we are, the more comfortable we will be with our bodies.  The more we will appreciate ourselves for who we are.  Here are 10 tips for loving your body: 1.  Appreciate your body for what it does for you. Just your...

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The Dating Scene with Teens!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Teens are dating at a much earlier age than even 10 years ago, but I realized that dating is an outdated word and action.  Teens don’t date anymore, they hook up! They hang out and hook up and never become boyfriend and girlfriend.  Even though the times have changed in how teens get together, there are still important issues to be aware of with being in a relationship with a boy, if it’s healthy or not. My first suggestion is to write a list of important qualities that you want in a relationship or partner.  I have all the girls...

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Summer Teen Jobs

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I post this blog each summer to help teens who may be looking for a job. Share this with your teen. Summer is here and the teens are out their actively looking for jobs that suit them. Or are they?  Some are while others are thinking about relaxing for the summer and just having fun. As a parent you’re saying “have fun on who’s money”?  Maybe there is a happy medium. A part time job is a good balance because teens can still have fun, and have the money to have fun. When I look at the typical job for teens today like fast food...

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How to Prevent Teen Suicide

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Teen issues, Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s important to know the signs of teen suicide! It’s estimated that for every teen suicide you hear about, there’s an average of 25 attempts that were not successful. Up to 12 teens a day sadly do succeed in ending their lives. These statistics are terrifying to parents, many of whom have no idea how to talk to their kids in general, let alone discuss something as serious as suicide. Parents can, however, learn how to keep a watchful eye on their kids and educate themselves on the signs of suicide. Watching for the Quiet Danger...

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From Bystander to Take-A-Stander

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Bullying, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is an article I did in the Imagine Magazine. Here is the link to the full digital magazine with other amazing articles in it. From Bystander to Take-A-Stander Bullying in America is on the rise, and social media has made it more accessible and anonymous. According to statistics from market research provider Mintel, 47 percent of girls between the ages of 12 and 17 have been bullied. It’s become painfully clear that this situation issue isn’t going to get better without a concerted effort, and many students, teachers and parents are ready...

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Improving Communication and Self-esteem with a Mother-Daughter Retreat

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s easy to improve Communication and Self-esteem with a Mother-Daughter Retreat Life for teens has always been tough, but today’s teens have it harder than ever in a number of ways. When older generations found themselves in a tough spot, they didn’t have to witness people gossiping about them on social media like teens do today. The Internet has made life harder for young people, which is why getting away, temporarily unplugging and escaping on a mother-daughter retreat can be so beneficial. Do You Need a Retreat? Any teen could...

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Parenting Teens: How to Influence Without Preaching

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in parenting, Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to parent Teens without being preaching! You have so much wisdom to pass down to your teens, but it often seems like it falls on deaf ears. How can you help your children if they won’t listen to you? This is an age-old problem that parents have been dealing with for centuries. Whether the subject matter is sex, dating, career, school or anything else, kids generally don’t want to hear preaching from their parents. However, there are ways to guide your teens without them knowing that’s your intention. 1. Lead by Example They’ll never admit...

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Mother Daughter Weekend Getaway in Sedona

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Holidays, Relationships, Travel, Uncategorized | 0 comments

A mother-daughter retreat can be an exciting milestone in your relationship with your teen. Sedona, Arizona is a great place to do a retreat thanks to the beautiful scenery, fresh air and progressive energy. Some people even believe the area has a vortex, an energetic phenomenon that tends to attract people with awakening minds. What will You Learn on Your Mother-daughter Retreat? There is no simple answer to that question. On your retreat, you and your daughter will have the opportunity to work through a number of problems you might be...

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Boosting Self-esteem in Teens: Three Helpful Tips

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Self Esteem, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Here are a few great tips to boost your teens self-esteem! It’s crucial for teenagers to begin boosting self-esteem while they are still young. The adult world can be harsh, and the confidence that teens build during their younger years has the potential to shield them from some of life’s disappointments. When a person starts out their adult life with no sense of self-worth, they are more likely to be swayed by negative influences, lose track of their priorities and have difficulty maintaining their focus in life. Parents play a crucial role...

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Self-esteem Quiz for Teens From My Feet Aren’t Ugly, Self Esteem Work Book

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Self Development, Self Esteem, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Self-esteem Quiz for Teens from My Feet Aren’t Ugly, A Girl’s Guide To Loving Herself From The Inside Out. Your daughter is thriving in school, has an active social life and seems to shine no matter what she does. She surely has great self-esteem, doesn’t she? Self-esteem can be tricky to understand. While it might seem like a teen who is doing great has equally great self-esteem, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, the teens who are the most confident in the way they look have the lowest self-esteem. These teens might place an...

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