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
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
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
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
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?
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?
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
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?
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
When a new baby arrives into this world, there are two very important numbers that are included in the birth announcement: weight and length. Does size really matter? Perhaps we announce the size of our child because the pounds and inches tell the story of labor and delivery. Perhaps the numbers are important because they … Continue reading Abnormal, or Impressive?
According to David Garner’s survey on Body Image in America as reported in Phychlology Today: 56% of all women say they are dissatisfied with their overall appearance. 84% of women report dieting 14 % of women have been diagnosed with eating disorders- the majority being underweight. 1.5% of women say they vomit for weight control, yet do not feel they … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Image is Such an Issue for Women
Most women HATE, HIDE or get HUNG UP on their image at one point in their lives. For many, this is during the teenage years, but for some it’s at a very young age, for others it comes later in life. When we are hurting and our self image is down, we may lash out … Continue reading One Woman’s Journey to Find her True Image Identity