Self Esteem Articles

Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Loosening Curls
Kids Curly Hair Q&A: Loosening Curls
Kids Curly Hair expert Cozy Friedman answers your questions
Happy to Be Nappy
Happy to Be Nappy
Comb through the surface and find a celebration of childhood and girls and the freedom to express individuality.
Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Take one curly girl and one straight-haired girl, and switch their hair types for the day.
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
As society is becoming increasingly multicultural, there is growing knowledge about what it means to be a biracial child. And there is growing awareness about the unique challenges if the child's skin color and hair texture are completely different than her mother's.
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Building your curly’s self-confidence is key to helping the child handle taunting comments.
Help Kids Love Their Natural Hair From the Beginning
Help Kids Love Their Natural Hair From the Beginning
Curl-phobia is prevalent in many families where children receive negative messages early on about their curls and kinks from aunts, grandmothers and other relatives.
How a Girl From St. Louis Came to Love Her Curls
How a Girl From St. Louis Came to Love Her Curls
Before meeting Michelle and Gretchen, the owners of CurlyKids.com (and NaturallyCurly.com) and curly hair guru Lorraine Massey, Katie never appreciated how wonderful her natural curls could be.
Curly Teen Scene: Set a Good Example
Curly Teen Scene: Set a Good Example
In her e-mail, Kellie reminds us that being curly girls isn’t only about us, but about our younger sisters as well. In 10th grade I met an awesome senior with beautiful curly blond hair.
Teaching Kids the Joy of Curls
Teaching Kids the Joy of Curls
With the proper care, kids can learn to love their curls.