Another girl, F, of the same age, has been a constant presence in her life since birth. I realise that being rejected is normal, but feel that my daughter has been hit hard by this, mainly because of the close contact and bond that she felt between her and F. I am worried this has had a negative affect on her self-esteem and that she is more vulnerable as a result. I have made a point of inviting new friends around. I no longer invite F and my daughter has access to a group of friends out of the school context.
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Between elementary and high school, a girl's self-esteem drops 3. Encourage your young daughter's individuality, and you'll lay a foundation that will be her emotional scaffolding as she enters the trickier tween and teen years. During a trip to the library, don't nudge her toward Pinkalicious. Even if she's the girly-girl type, who's to say she wouldn't also love a world atlas?
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She sat down, shoulders hunched and let out a long sigh. I glanced over, wondering for a moment what my next move should be. These days it often felt like no matter what I did or said, it was the wrong thing. How was your day? It never used to be like this.
The best friend, the one-call-a-week, the glorified babysitter What mother-and-daughter tribe are you? Rex By Anna Maxted 6: Yet no one bakes as willingly or as beautifully. No one is as sweetly appreciative of me and my children.