Tanya Meessmann

EPISODE 12. Confidence in Nigeria with Irene Bangwell

Subscribe on your favourite podcast player: In today’s episode, I am absolutely thrilled to speak with our first ever international guest, Irene Bangwell from Raising Girls in Nigeria. Irene and I connected over our respective Facebook groups, Raising Girl Shaped Flames and her Parenting Champions Community. We instantly connected over our shared values, beliefs, and of …

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What your daughter’s ‘low confidence behaviour’ looks like, and the response it incites.

What your daughter’s ‘low confidence behaviour’ looks like, and the response it incites. On Wednesday night we held our Confidence Breakthrough Workshop and something that came up was regarding behaviours and what they communicate.  Specifically behaviours parents were seeing in their daughter (one of the worksheet exercises on the night).. And as the comments began to come …

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The Parenting Influence Conundrum

Why the disconnection between parents and daughters? At our recent Camp Courage I took the girls through an exercise I’ve run many times before.  We brainstorm key areas of their life that they feel their confidence being rattled. The usual suspects crop up each time: school, friendships, academic expectations, negative people, body image, and – much …

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