Body image issues and eating disorders are rooted in cultural messages – so how can we help our kids overcome them?
These six steps can help you to build self-confidence and a positive self-image in your children.
Help your children understand what it means to be a priceless creation of God, no matter their age or stage.
You have an internal dialogue that no one else hears. If you repeat thoughts that you’re not good enough, you can provoke harmful responses and behaviors, inadvertently hurting your spouse and marriage.
You can help your children understand that they really are loved—and even liked—by their heavenly Father?
Do your kids struggle with their identity? Mom of six kids, Michele Cushatt shares about three self-strengthening anchors that can ground kids in the truth of who they are.
Teach your kids that Jesus did for us what we could never do for ourselves: He measured up. He satisfied all that God asks of you or anyone to be in relationship with Him.
Help your teen see that hope is always there.
Our teens’ self-esteem must come from their knowledge of who Jesus is and from the assurance of His love and care. Parents can emphasize these truths as they model acceptance, forgiveness and love.
Try these strategies to counteract culture by helping your teen develop a strong, positive identity.