Category Archives: girls

You’re Beautiful, Just Like Everyone Else!

We’ve all seen the Dove “Real Beauty” advertisements, women of all sizes and colors posing cheerily in bright white underwear, touting body wash, lotion, deodorant, shampoo, and other products from Dove.  I never paid much attention to their Real Beauty … Continue reading

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Tomboy

Clicking through Yahoo yesterday to check my email, I caught the headline regarding Angelina Jolie supposedly stating that one of her daughters “wants to be a boy“. I rolled my eyes and continued on to my email, but the concept … Continue reading

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Birthday Wish

Sunflower turns 5 years old today, and in honor of her birthday, I researched a few articles with ideas for raising strong, confident girls. How to Raise Strong, Confident Girls encourages parents and caretakers to: * Praise little girls for … Continue reading

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Pink Isn’t the Only Color that Exists

Girls are strong, smart, powerful, and can be whoever and whatever they want. Girls should be thin and sexy and dress like Britney Spears. Girls have the right to speak up in class and express their opinion. Girls should be … Continue reading

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Soccer Stars

Move over, Vinny Lecavalier and Marty St. Louis! Today I am talking about 3 little soccer players who treated a crowd of doting parents and friends to outstanding games last night. I love watching little kids’ games, especially the really … Continue reading

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