Parents Empower Your Teen, Gift Them Self Esteem

Excerpt From the Revised & Updated Edition of My Feet Aren’t Ugly “You already have the power within yourself. Use it! You are strong enough to take care of yourself. The more you care for yourself, the stronger you will become. Just take action, and do it! Become the person who is confident and satisfied with herself.” I am always talking to parents about the control they think they have over their teenagers.  The bottom line is they have none. If a teen wants to do something, they will find a way to do it, whether...

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Attention Deficit Disorder Lowers Self Esteem In Teens

I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder when I was 33-years-old. I took my youngest daughter in to see if she had ADD, and the facilitator ask if I would take the multitude of test with her to see how I fared.  To my surprise she said I had ADD worst than my daughter and had dyslexia too. At first I was a bit upset, then I realized that my life started making sense. She gave me some tools to work with, to manage the disorder and I have used them ever since. Because life was more challenging for me with the inability to to learn as...

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