Archive for 'Girls'

Exposing True Beauty

By Renee Bogacz

Girls start at an early age being critical of themselves.  It seems natural for them.  They grow up seeing it happen all around them.  Think about how many times we women have done this to ourselves (and probably still do).  Every time we worry about a bad hair More »

Posted in Girls on December 15th, 2011 | Permalink | Comments »
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The Benefits of Sports for Girls

By Renee Bogacz

I am ashamed to admit that when my daughter was in 4th and 5th grade, I discouraged her from participating in the one activity she so desperately wanted to do – cheerleading. Lucky for me (and for her), my daughter was unwavering in her desire to be a More »

How to Talk to Little Girls

By Lisa Bloom, Author of Think: Straight Talk For Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World

I went to a dinner party at a friend’s home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time.

Little Maya was all curly brown hair, doe-like dark eyes, and adorable in More »

Posted in Girls on July 14th, 2011 | Permalink | Comments »
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Breaking the Curse of the Good Girl: 5 Ways Moms Can Help Girls Be Themselves

By Rachel Simmons

Author of The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence

 

1. Get in touch with your inner Goof Girls of all ages say they’re most in touch with their true selves when they’re being silly, crazy, loud, or goofy. By late elementary school, More »

Moving Up! Meeting the Needs of Middle School Girls

By Evangelia Biddy

Growing up girl is definitely not what it was even a few years ago! Today’s girls receive so many confusing messages via popular music and media that focuses on sexualized images of girlhood, consumerism, violence and the unattainable body images presented in teen and young adult magazines. A More »