Tag Archives: adolescent self-esteem

Ways Teens Can Develop a Healthy Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is how your child feels about himself, his abilities, and his value. These feelings develop over time as your child interacts with you and others. A child with a healthy self-esteem values himself as a person, trusts his feelings and abilities, believes he is capable of doing things well, and is able to work toward his goals. Unfortunately, a

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Help Teens Develop a Healthy Body Image

Adolescence is a time of extreme change.  At the same time that teens are experiencing mood swings and insecurities from hormones, their bodies are growing and changing drastically. Some girls may feel uncomfortable or embarrassed about their maturing bodies. Others may wish that they were developing faster. Girls may feel pressure to be thin, and boys may feel like they

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