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Love Me Instead

By: Clarissa Constantine Tuesday November 29, 2022 comments

Love Me Instead

Man…gotta love social media. It brought an amazing excerpt to my feed today, written by Jeff Foster. It’s called ‘When You Try to Fix Me.’ ( If you haven’t read it, here’s a link to the post that I shared in The ParenTween Connection Facebook group today.) I remember as a kid when I’d share something that was frustrating me, my mom would frequently try to offer solutions to the situation. She was TOTALLY trying to help! But MAN did it piss me off! I couldn’t articulate it then, but I didn’t WANT a solution. When she... Read More


RAISING CONFIDENT KIDS, ONE THOUGHT AT A TIME

Friday April 10, 2020 comments Tags: Jen Lebo

RAISING CONFIDENT KIDS, ONE THOUGHT AT A TIME

I always promised myself that I’d never use 'that' type of language around my kids. You know the words I’m talking about: diet, losing weight, being fat, not being thin enough, good enough, smart enough,… enough. I was going to do it differently than my mom did. I was going to teach my kids that they need never diet, that they were beautiful and amazing, and that they deserved to love themselves. Self-worth. Yeah, self-worth was what I was going to teach them. But then one day, my youngest son came to me in tears. He... Read More




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