Through Thick ‘n Thin

Over the last year, the quote “When Women support each other incredible things happen” has become a quote that I say several times a day and live by. I promote that quote daily to over 4,000 women from all around the world. My name is Elizabeth Simmons. I am 26 years old, and I have two children (3 and 1). …

10 Tips For Raising Confident Kids

raising confident kids to go into the world as confident adults

With every passing day, it seems like our mainstream culture becomes more complex and, therefore, more difficult to navigate. As adults, it’s tough to keep up with the top news stories, stay in the loop at our kids’ schools, maintain a thriving business, and support a loving home. If we’re having trouble keeping everything straight, can you imagine how our …

Be Proud Of You!

It’s ok to be proud of yourself and shout it from the mountain tops! Don’t feel that you should be ashamed of your accomplishments (no matter how small or large) or where you came from. We tell our kids to be proud of themselves, but do we realize how much they mimic us? That’s right! If we aren’t patting our …

Be A Ray Of Sunshine For Others

Being there and encouraging others.

Self-esteem is how we feel about our self, but we can help other’s boost their self-esteem as well.  This post will talk about ways we can encourage our children to help a friend, classmate or teammate improve their self-esteem.  Yes, your child can assist in enhancing self-esteem in the classroom. About a year ago my daughter came home talking about …

Do You Know Who You Are

I consider myself a seasoned wife, seasoned mom, and a seasoned woman all the way around.  Because of this, I feel like I have a lot to share about mistakes I’ve made, the ones I still make and the ones that WILL happen.  BUT…I want to help save you in one significant area of living.  Can you answer this question?  …

What To Say When Someone Is Mean

What to say when someone is mean

  I am a simple gal.  I don’t believe in overwhelming people, especially kids with a lot of extras when speaking with them about self-esteem, anti-bullying, and education.  I believe in being direct and fun during any presentation and conversation I have about these topics.  Kids will tune you out otherwise.  So, what are two simple things to teach your …

Teach Your Child To Speak Up

Teach Your Child To Speak Up

Many times we tell our kids to ignore the negative behavior of others.  How much can you ignore yourself?  If someone is mistreating you verbally or physically, you stand up for yourself, right?  Well, let’s teach your child to speak up against any negative behavior. What do I mean by bad or negative behavior?  I am talking about ANY  action or word …