The Most Common Question

The Covid-19 stay-at-home-order has put us all in casual dress mode. I can’t remember the last time I dressed up–even our Easter photo opt. proved to be casual (at least from the waist down!).  My daughter didn’t even have dress shoes since she left college during her spring break, unprepared to come home for the … Continue reading The Most Common Question

3 Tips for Handling Stay at Home Stress

When I’m stressed,  I shut down and shut up. The term tongue-tied may mean one thing to you, but to me, it is a perfect metaphor for how I feel when I am hurting. Even when I want to talk, the words are held captive. It doesn’t matter how quiet I am, however, my body language … Continue reading 3 Tips for Handling Stay at Home Stress

3 Tips for Doing Hair at Home (or Not)

Just before the Covid19 social distancing order, I had gone on a self-care kick. It seemed that the stressful situations my family was facing were over and a spa day would help relieve the tension I was still carrying. Who would have thought that this stay at home order would last more than two weeks? … Continue reading 3 Tips for Doing Hair at Home (or Not)

The Secret to Being Confident 

I suppose there will always be times in life when our confidence is under attack (especially when is your main ministry topic), but I feel like I’m “under gun” in every direction right now. With the challenges that lie before me, I have become aware of one common denominator that seems to be the secret … Continue reading The Secret to Being Confident 

Three Tips for Helping Children with Stress

When I was a little girl, if I was stressed, I hid.  I remember the day my  mom and aunt were making me dresses for kindergarten. All the changing and posing so they could measure and pin had me overwhelmed. I didn’t complain though; I was a “good little girl.” Instead, the first chance I got, I … Continue reading Three Tips for Helping Children with Stress

Do You Have a Laid-back, Casual Kid?

Some children are very calm, cool and collected. Every two-year-old has their tantrums, but some kids are less concerned about getting their way. Casual children are laidback and tend to go with the flow. It may seem, at times, that they simply don’t care but in reality, the Natural Clothing Personality has a gift for … Continue reading Do You Have a Laid-back, Casual Kid?

Is your Child Charming and Compassionate?

Some children are very sensitive about what others feel. Kids don’t always notice what is going on around them.They are usually too busy playing or dreaming to recognize what someone else may be thinking. Some children, however, are hyper-sensitive to the body language and voice fluctuations of those around them.  Typically, the Glamorous Clothing Personality … Continue reading Is your Child Charming and Compassionate?

Kids with Petite Figures May Be this Style

Children are generally sweet. Kids aren’t hostile or defensive; they don’t guard their heart until they have been hurt. Instead, they trust people and they believe what is said to them. Some children, however, have a part of their personality that remains naive much longer than others. Typically, the Delicate Clothing Personality is very trusting. … Continue reading Kids with Petite Figures May Be this Style

Does Your Child Say It Like It Is?

Children are generally bold Kids aren’t shy about what they are thinking, they “don’t have a filter” until they experience a few embarrassing moments that make them hold back. Some children, however, don’t every grow cautious about speaking up because being bold is part of who they are. Typically, the Bold Clothing Personality (Gamine: girl or … Continue reading Does Your Child Say It Like It Is?

Is Your Child a Dramatic?

Children are emotional Kids are demonstrative, they show their emotions and passions without fear of being foolish or judged. Some children, however, are more animated than others. Typically, the Dramatic Clothing Personality is very creative about expressing her passions. Many kids love fashion and fine arts, but if your child has aspirations to make a … Continue reading Is Your Child a Dramatic?

Confident Classic Kids

Children are like sponges Kids soak up anything they can lean because  knowledge is an innate human desire. For some, however, learning is more than a desire. Typically, the Classic Clothing Personality is very intellectual and passionate about education. Many kids love their teachers and want to pursue a teaching career, but if your child … Continue reading Confident Classic Kids

Raising Confident Kids

With the first hospital visit, adults begin “speaking life” over your baby:  She’s beautiful! He’s so big! As children grow, we naturally announce and affirm each progression of their development: Look how he holds his head up. She took her first step! A healthy self-esteem is encouraged.  Every child comes into this world with the need to know their … Continue reading Raising Confident Kids