Ever feel geeky or awkward as a teenager? Merilee Allred (below) started The Awkward Years Project to let all kids know that it DOES get better after these tough years!

Allred, 35, was a victim of bullying during her adolescent years, and wanted to give proof to kids in this same situation that they will be more comfortable in their own skin someday soon.

Check out the blog, and show your kids!

Courtesy of the Awkward Years Project