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Sunne's Gift's: 10 Reasons Why All Little Black Girls Should Rock Natural Hair

Ama Yawson | Posted 07.09.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

I have a four year-old and a one year-old and I can't imagine putting a relaxer in their hair because, like most kids their ages, they are busy-bodies. My mother relaxed my hair when I was four years old and my sister got her first relaxer when she was three. It really boggles my mind now.

Paving the Way for Girls to Reconsider Beauty

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

And while toy production is a multi-billion-dollar business, there are still questions all around about how much this industry is meeting demand. That's where Dr. Lisa and her company Positively Perfect, comes in.

Little Girl Moments

Jill Patir | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Jill Patir

It isn't the preplanned activities, play dates and/or numerous outings that I'll remember forever. Sure, those have made for some great photo ops, but it's these little girl moments that only a mother-daughter relationship can share that have found their place in my heart.

Get in Touch With Your Inner Bossiness

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Recently, Sheryl Sandberg launched the "Ban Bossy" campaign to help girls and women develop their leadership skills by ridding themselves of the B-word mental shackles.

Two Toy Trends on the Horizon

Dana Holmes | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Dana Holmes

These are trends that will most likely slowly expand over the next couple of years into more and more products. But, for now, just a select group of major toy makers are dipping their "toys" in the water and seeing if they can jump start trends from scratch.

What I Wish Santa Had Said To My Daughter

Kasey Edwards | Posted 02.23.2014 | Parents
Kasey Edwards

This isn't all your fault, Santa. The focus on girls' appearance to the exclusion of everything else is so deeply entrenched in our culture that we often don't know what else to say to them. Despite our best intentions, we have no frame of reference to engage with girls on any level other than the superficial.

7-Year-Old Japanese Dancer Has A Little Too Much Energy

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2013 | Comedy

Seven-year-old dancer, Ririri, is probably a little more popular than you were when you were her age. She has almost 60,000 followers on Twitter and h...

The Cutest 'Fail' You'll See Today

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.19.2013 | Parents

Some things in life are harder to figure out than others, and the water cooler is definitely on the challenging side. Now, someone help this cutie fil...

WATCH: THIS Is How You Play Hide-And-Seek

Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents

Will Luna please stand up to take the crown for the “hide-and-seek” queen? Luna? Has anyone seen Luna? ... Where is Luna?! (Via Reddit user...

Raising Our Boys to Resist Rape Culture

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 05.22.2013 | Parents
Malika Saada Saar

I feel challenged by what it means to raise boys against the backdrop of what is becoming our rape culture. How do I teach my sons to understand and respect girls when there is a larger culture and marketplace that shamelessly hyper-sexualizes very young girls?

Why I'll Miss the Princess Aisle

Sarah Dille | Posted 02.02.2013 | Parents
Sarah Dille

I will miss the princess aisle this Christmas because it will always represent my daughter's utter innocence. Her ability to believe only in the goodness of people and life itself. It will forever represent, to me, the unshakable confidence of being four.

Should Little Girls Have Secrets?

Wendy Bradford | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

"Well, you know, Molly, I don't like secrets. You're 4 and secrets are not okay."

Why Should Little Girls Have to Stop Shouting 'Hurray for Me'?

Carrie Goldman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

Society dictates that a male athlete can do a crazy hilarious victory dance again and again after scoring a touchdown, and it is fine, but woe to the girl who openly displays too much pride in her accomplishments.

3-Year-Old's Awesome Mantra

Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents

The first step to getting almost anywhere is confidence. And while the 3-year-old in the video above -- who has achieved Reddit fame this week -- may ...

25 Fail-safe Rules For Dads Raising Daughters

good men project | Posted 06.15.2012 | Parents

This week, science confirmed what all parents (and all people who have parents) already know -- paying attention to your kids matters. And dads need t...

The Little Girls' Book I Wish Didn't Exist

Amy Fox | Posted 04.22.2012 | Parents
Amy Fox

I can't help but be pissed off that this book exists. That somebody at Disney put resources into it, and somebody at Barnes & Noble gave it a privileged position in a display. I can't help but wonder if the stories we tell our children shouldn't matter to us, just a little bit.