Whenever I hear her talk about those negative things, it breaks my mama’s heart because I want her to know how loved she is, how special she is, how amazing she is, and how she should have all of the confidence in the world.
It’s important to communicate with your pre-teen. Yes, even when you’re annoyed, angry, or even frustrated.
When your pre-teen trusts you, they are willing to talk to you about the random and complicated and awkward stuff.
Every girl needs to hear words of encouragement! Some people need it more than others, but being a pre-teen is hard; they want to feel heard and seen.