After more than three decades in cosmetology, I’ve learned a few “tricks of the trade” but my makeovers, and the confidence they seemed to offer, wear off. Supreme MakeOvers don’t. Don’t we all want to be beautiful? Yet very few women feel they are. In fact, I’d dare say that we all wish we could … Continue reading What is a Supreme MakeOver?
It’s the life-lessons that we struggle with the most that hold the deepest meaning–and make us most qualified to teach.
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
“Favor is deceitful, beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 As a young church girl, I thought this scripture meant that it was wrong to be beautiful, that I shouldn’t want the favor of anyone, and that I should be afraid of God. Wow was I off! Many other … Continue reading Favor is Deceitful and Beauty is Vain
Most women don’t have Confident Beauty because they compare themselves to other styles, but if you have ever been mistreated because of your appearance, you know that Image Issues are more complicated than that, because BEAUTY IS DANGEROUS. Beauty is dangerous when it defeats us. Maybe you HATE how you look because you compare your beauty to the models … Continue reading 3 Reasons Beauty is Dangerous
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 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?
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
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
I was only in third grade when my ministry to girls with Image Issues began. I remember coming home from school broken-hearted because one of my friends was being picked on for her weight. So what if some kids are heavy? I was skin and bones, is that wrong, too? Why are kids so mean? … Continue reading Helping Kids Find Confidence
Every child wants to be loved. Little girls long to be seen and heard and to belong to something greater than themselves. We need to know we are valued. Boys do, too. They need adventure and challenge. They long to be strong and courageous and to be needed. Yet we all have image issues at … Continue reading The Secret to Confidence: Understanding Yourself