Teen Girls

How to Raise a Confident Girl in a World of Photoshopped Models

Erika Katz | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Living
Erika Katz

My daughter does not even read magazines but the girls on television that are popular are impossibly thin while the heavier girl is either funny or obnoxious. These images trickle into our children's minds and they meanly call other kids fat or tell them they are not pretty. As a parent, how do you build your child's self esteem when it feels the world is trying to destroy it? Here are some tips that I have found really help girls to be positive and confident.

The Real Danger of Sexualizing Young Girls

Trina Read | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living
Trina Read

At least once a year media grabs the next "is the sexual morality of our young women in peril?" headline and runs with it. Unfortunately, this results in yet another young generation of women who suffer the burden of carrying a ton of shame about their sexuality for the rest of their lives.