• Tell them they are beautiful inside and out.
  • Look for the hidden treasures of goodness inside them.
  • “I’ve worked with many high risk teens and all of them are suffering with low self esteem. I make it my mission to draw out and tell them about the good I see,” says Dawn. “I don’t tell them unless I believe it to be true. Kids know an empty compliment when they hear it.

So rather than throwing our hands up in the air and resigning to the stresses and obsesses of social media, it’s up to all of us (whether we’re mothers or not) to raise an inspired generation who see the beauty within, understand their worth and feel comfortable and confident to be their own person. Here’s to strong women – may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.