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How to Build a Girl’s Self-Esteem From a Practical Perspective

Help your daughter's build their self-esteem with these tips.

  • Have confidence in yourself: Mothers are the first line of defense against unrealistic images and suggestive advertising.
  • Choose your words: Negative comments about a person’s appearance could invite young girls to create an unhealthy sense of beauty.
  • Be a fanatic: You are her biggest cheerleader; recognize her beauty and help her discover her gifts and talents.
  • Empower: Encourage her individual interests and recognize when she excels.
  • Interject realism: It’s important girls know the world is presenting a one-sided story. Talk to her about the images she sees and help her understand what is real.


Source: “5 steps to boosting your daughter’s self-esteem”/

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