The 3 Things Every Mother Must Teach Her Daughter About Her Health

Empower the girls in your life with the knowledge that they can lead healthy and happy lives. Give them the gift of hope by showing them that anxiety, depression, pain, and frustration do not have to be a way of life.

When we are young, we tend to associate health with whatever adults tell us that it is. Our mothers tell us to eat our vegetables, our dentists tell us to brush our teeth, and our doctors give us medicine when we are sick. As adults are in charge of helping us learn and grow, this […]

How We Are Raising Our Daughters to Be Clueless…and It’s Killing Them

What do you see when you look in the mirror? www.thebecomingeffect.org

As women, most of us want to be respected, empowered, and valued for more than just the way we look. I don’t know a single woman who wants to be seen as clueless. The very word evokes images of air headed and naive behavior that just doesn’t match our culture of fierce and fabulous women…women […]

The Alarming Question 10,000 People Google Every Month

And the Frightening Affect it Has On Our Girls

How to change the words Am I Ugly to I am Loved! www.thebecomingeffect.org

  There is no question that the internet holds countless answers to limitless questions. How many ounces in a pound? How do you boil an egg? How many miles to my destination? These are examples of simple questions with quick and helpful answers. In our society, we ask Google just about everything, and most of […]

Why the Self-Esteem Movement Failed

And What to Teach Instead

Why the Self-Esteem Movement Failed and What to Teach Instead www.thebecomingeffect.org

In the late 60’s and early 70’s many studies were conducted regarding the correlation between a high self-esteem and a successful life. A particular piece of work entitled “The Psychology of Self-Esteem” by Nathaniel Brandon was widely used to promote this idea. As a result, well-meaning parents, teachers, and caregivers all began taking great pains […]

Is it Okay to Love Yourself?

Self Esteem from a Christian Perspective

  It is the opinion of many that a healthy level of self-esteem and self-confidence are vital for a successful life. There are thousands of sayings, quotes, memes, pictures, and articles that preach the need to love ourselves, accept ourselves, and believe in ourselves. At first glance it may seem like we are indeed obsessed […]

Is it Okay to Love Yourself- Self Esteem from a Christian Perspective www.thebecomingeffect.org
It Takes Courage to Grow Up and Become Who You Really Are

5 Things Confident Girls Don’t Do

What can be as exciting as watching a child do what you want?  Many would say that it is watching them NOT do what you DON’T want! If the endless temptations facing our girls is keeping you up at night, you are in good company. As hard as we try, it is so easy to […]

Is there a key to success that makes girls resilient to life's pressures and dangers? I think there is, and the answer is Self-Confidence. Find out more at www.thebecomingeffect.org

Defined By God Alone – You Are Enough

I have been spending the last few weeks digging deep into this concept of self-esteem, self-worth, and identity. Most of us are taught from a young age to “be ourselves”, that “Jesus loves us”, and that we can “be anything we want to be”. However, no matter what age we are, as women we seem […]

Fitting It Together

  Some of you are following this project because you are passionate about natural and alternative medicine, some love herbs, some are coming from a spiritual standpoint, others are attracted to the idea of preventing substance abuse, some have their hearts in mentoring, and many are interested in a combination of them. Regardless of why […]