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Artist Pairs Her Own Teen Diary Entries With Photos Of Girls Around The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts

"Well hear [sic] I lay listening to pink floyd, with M.A.S.H. on the tele, with a splitting headache, eyes hurting, with dried up tears. My whole self...

Womanhood Blossoming From Girlhood

Kathleen Shumate | Posted 12.01.2015 | Women
Kathleen Shumate

There is a purity in her girlhood: she has not learned to despise her femininity or distrust her good desires. She does not know there are people who scoff at her simple love and shun her pleasure in loveliness. And so, her girlhood shines like a beacon into my own heart.

"I Was Ugly, Cute, and Ugly Again"

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.08.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

To me, however, from the next generation, it seemed so sad that how appearances and their struggles with authority plagued them so much. Their high school years just seemed to be extended into their college years.

Black Films Are Buzzing At This Year's Sundance Festival

The Root | Julie Walker | Posted 01.28.2015 | Black Voices

Every year the Sundance Film Festival premieres some of the best independent black films around, and it looks as if 2015 will be no different. Viola D...

10 Things Your Daughter Should Know By The Time She Is 10

Laura Usky | Posted 10.02.2014 | Parents
Laura Usky

There will be challenges she will face that will seem cruel and impossible. It will take her faith, her family and her perseverance to get through some of the things that life throws at her.

I Had a Boyhood Once, Too

Liz Olson | Posted 09.28.2014 | Women
Liz Olson

When you enter the world with two X chromosomes, you get placed quickly into a box. The Girl Box. Here, acceptable hair and clothing preferences are assumed; color and toy preferences are dictated.

My Daughter, Jo March

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 05.14.2014 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

Like Jo March, she spoke the truth, unafraid to forge her own path. Her perspective challenged me, required me to assess, each day, how to lead and how to mother.

Growing Up With Curly Top

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 04.20.2014 | Women
Ann V. Klotz

Growing up happens gradually. We cannot see around corners or know how our stories will turn out. As we grow, we hold onto certain images, moments, scenes. We carry them as sources of inspiration, humor and comfort.

Growing up: Girls, Look Sexy Like Miley

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kate Fridkis

Miley is seventeen. She's reached that point in every girl's life when a deep desire to wrap her naked body in an enormous snake overpowers all other needs or considerations.