We know it when we see it. Strength. Power. Self-assuredness. Guts. The wonder of assets in motion. Brought to life in a child not only in the way s/he acts, but in the way s/he thinks and feels about him/herself and the world in which s/he lives. Studies of more than 2.2 million children and […]
As a father to a 20-month-old girl, this just may be the most important book I’ve read since becoming a parent. Do something special for the girls in your life and read this book. — Chris Singer, Book Dads, reviewing
What’s going on with girls and body image? A fifth of teen girls in Britain admit that they “can’t bare to look at themselves in the mirror” according to a
We know that bullying and relational aggression can strip children of their dignity, self esteem, and desire to go to school. Having focused on appearance-based discrimination in my own research and in preparation for writing Good Girls Don’t Get Fat, I quickly realized that what I termed “body bashing” or “body bullying” can be particularly […]
A HUGE step forward or back? ABC Family Show on Weight Loss Camp ABC Family is debuting a show called
Did you catch The Tyra Show Halloween special? This was a fun show…check out this clip where I helped Caitlyn (along with Top Model, Toccara!) overcome her fear of all things Halloween as she conquered Blood Manner in NYC. The courage technique I used with Caitlyn which I created for my coaching clients, is called […]
Please sign up now to be part of this FREE event! We will be going over several concerns and questions including: What are some typical fears that children will be dealing with when going back to school? How would parents know if their children are really having a problem? What specific action steps can parents […]
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