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Building Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

I worked with tween girls for years before I ever became a mom and started building my own daughter’s self-esteem. That age, right around 9 and 10 is such a critical time in a girl’s life. Up until that age, life is easy.  Everybody plays together. Nobody really cares what other kids are wearing or …

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Raising A Thin Girl With Healthy Self Esteem

I’ve always been thin. Small breasts. Little waist. Booty that was slim to none. It’s only been in the last few years that I’ve started to fill out. Growing up a tall, skinny Black girl wasn’t great for my self-esteem at all. Middle school pretty much sucked. High school was a little bit better. By …

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{Saturday Sights} Afternoon Tea at American Girl

Afternoon Tea at American Girl is one of those memory making moments that parents are always hoping we’re giving our kids. After a particularly rough day last week, the mailman delivered an unexpected gift card, and I said to Ayva, “Bump it. We’re going to American Girl.” I discovered via the American Girl website that …

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