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Girls Scouts of America

Cookie Time!

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 04.27.2015 | Taste
Minnesota Historical Society

It's Girl Scout cookie time, and boxes of brightly colored treats are being purchased and consumed at a rapid rate! The annual cookie tradition dates...

A Letter to My Granddaughter: Bossy Can Be Beautiful

Helen Drinan | Posted 05.21.2014 | Parents
Helen Drinan

Your generation has opportunities that I never imagined when I was your age. You are able to connect in ways I never dreamed possible. I want you to soak up all of this and think about what you have learned about being a strong, educated, thoughtful young woman.

Why Thin Mints Are Jon Bon Jovi of Girl Scout Cookies

Forbes | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women

The Thin Mints may be the smartest cookies in the Girl Scout baked canon. Alongside another iconic cookie brand, Oreo, which celebrated their 100th...

Prisoner's Children Are Punished Too -- Part Two

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Millions of kids growing up with the stigma of a criminal parent; they are often profoundly affected. But programs are cropping up to help both the criminal and the child see that the future is worth planning for.