This trend hit my house a few months ago. Has it oozed into yours?
The saddest part of this article - for me, at least - is that it is absolutely NOT surprising. For years, I have heard these exact same sentiments from teens and tweens. This is an important read. Don't delude yourself that your child is immune.
We parents should follow these same 5 rules we give our kids...
During the tween and teen years, as kids' bodies morph, so too does their self esteem. We all know this. Clothing sizing plays a big role, and vanity sizing is not the solution.
Some nice pointers here about talking to young girls. This particular subject is tricky, because it sits at the intersection of pushing limits, blossoming self-esteem, and responding the cues of the world around them.
I find this article fascinating. And somewhat of a relief, actually.
In the upcoming school year, there will be new legislation governing how much junk kids get at school. But it's still a work in progress.