If your daughter is struggling with her self-esteem, conversation is key. The only way to help is by knowing what she is feeling and what is going in her life so you need to stay connected. But sometimes what we might mean as a comfort could actually just frustrate her...

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The media often tells us this lie: if your appearance deviates in any way from cover girls, movie stars, super models, etc., it is a flaw and something is wrong with you. 

Well, guess what? Miss America 1999 has an insulin pump, and it d...

Words can hurt, no matter how old you are. But, young or old, you have the power to choose how you want to define yourself and not let others do it for you. Here is a great example of someone doing just that.

Lupita Nyong'o Speech on Black Beauty Essence Black Women #BringBackOurGirls

These are the fantastic words of wisdom given to Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o by her mother when Lupita was a young girl, struggling with her self-esteem in a world in which beauty is often defi...

Chantelle was 17 when this video was made in 2011. Since then, Chantelle (now 2o) has gone on to model, star in a music video, and this year, appear on America’s Next Top Model.

Define Yourself. You have Power. You have Choice. Lizzie Velasquez is the embodiment of the power you have when you choose to define yourself.

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Written in an easy conversational style, this beautiful 200 page book, filled with beautiful imagery, is designed to inspire and engage the young reader. Educational and empowering, JBYG teaches girls how to recognize and handle the influences that can affect their self-perceptions so that they ultimately learn to look within themselves to find their strength and beauty.