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Hey there!

Being a mom is one of the most incredible roles you'll ever take on in life. The rewards are priceless, but sometimes the commitment can make you lose sight of your own identity – I get it, I've been there too.


Now that my own kids are all grown up and I've gone through my own journey of self-discovery, I've come to realize that my purpose in life is to use my gifts and knowledge to support other moms going through their unique journeys, and to be there for teen girls who might be feeling insecure or alone.


My mission is to teach the next generation that self-worth is the key to success in every aspect of life. Without it, we're selling ourselves short of our true potential. Let's embark on this empowering journey together!

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Kim Mittelstadt, the visionary founder of the Teen Image Academy, is a seasoned Image Consultant and Teen Coach Practitioner with an exceptional mission. Her unwavering commitment is dedicated to fostering strong, sustainable mother-daughter relationships, boosting body confidence, and nurturing positive self-esteem for both moms and their daughters.


As a loving mother of six grown children, Kim possesses a deep and intimate understanding of the trials and tribulations that come with the territory of motherhood. She has experienced firsthand the all-too-familiar scenario of selflessly putting her own dreams and aspirations on hold to support her family's needs. This personal experience forms the bedrock of her unwavering commitment to teaching moms how to not merely exist in the background but to boldly step into the spotlight of their own lives.


The Teen Image Academy, under Kim's expert guidance, is dedicated to a single, overarching mission: to support moms of teenagers on their transformative journey of empowerment. However, this academy's approach is unique and profoundly insightful. It recognizes that in order to empower our daughter, we must first empower ourselves. Kim firmly believes that mothers are pivotal role models in the lives of their daughters, and, as such, the focus should squarely be on nurturing the self-confidence, resilience, and self-worth of moms. In doing so, they can set an inspiring example for the next generation.


Kim's wealth of resources and expertise equips moms with the tools they need to guide their daughters on a path towards self-confidence, resilience, and an unshakable belief in their own worth. Her vision and mission transcend the ordinary, and she stands as a beacon of empowerment, a guiding light for moms and their teens as they embark on a transformative journey toward self-discovery and personal growth. 

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