Although we wish we were no longer in a gender-biased world, there are still many times when girls are expected to act a certain way. Mothers can help their daughters learn how to build confidence in themselves and accept who they are. Girls appreciate when their mothers applaud their daughters' interests and attitudes and it builds a strong mother-daughter bond.
I've never met Audrey Hayworth, a talented writer and blogger from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but we are friends through social media. We are inviting all bloggers across the country to join us in an important cause on Friday, September 2 to participate in the "You Can Rape Me because I'm Drunk" challenge. Yes, it's important.
As I sit here looking over classroom supply lists and counting down the last days of summer vacation, I am thinking about you. My "baby" will be entering your classroom in a few short weeks. She will be moving on to the "big school" (as she calls it), and she is so excited. I, on the other hand, am a little sad and scared.