How can a mom encourage a healthy self-image in her daughters? Maria Furlough tries to encourage her daughter to love the beautiful way God designed her, and tells other moms how they can do the same with their daughters. Furlough reminds listeners that “charm is deceitful and beauty is vain.” She encourages moms to began sowing seeds of healthy self-confidence in their daughters when they are very young and to prepare their girls for the changes that come with puberty. She shares her story of adolescent insecurity.
Maria Furlough is a wife and a mother to one amazing 12-year-old daughter, three rambunctious boys, one exchange student from the Bahamas and one baby boy who lives in the arms of Jesus. She teaches women's Bible studies and works as the Missions Team leader at Lake Forest Church in Huntersville, North Carolina, and is a former full-time youth minister. Maria is the author of Breaking the Fear Cycle: How to Find Peace for You Anxious Heart and Confident Moms,Confident Daughters: Helping Your Daughter live free from Insecurity and LOVE How She Looks. You can find Maria on Instagram @MariaFurlough or online at www.mariafurlough.com