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A Letter To My Future Daughter About Failure

A Letter To My Future Daughter About Failure

Kerry Vollherbst  06.15.2015
Peace is not in perfection, daughter. Peace is in progress. And that's good news.
8 Things You Need To Know About Raising Tween Girls

8 Things You Need To Know About Raising Tween Girls

Jeff Bogle  06. 5.2015
I don't know everything, nor would I ever pretend to have all the answers about parenting a child of any age -- let alone one in the oft-dreaded...
Dadvocacy

Dadvocacy

Simon Greer  05.22.2015
I can tell her she is smart, funny and strong at least as often as I tell her she is beautiful. I can admire, respect and always be in...
What If You're a Good Mom?

What If You're a Good Mom?

Simone Marean  05. 7.2015
In that moment, being called a "good mom" was not an assessment of my achievements, but an acknowledgement of me as a fellow human up against...
I'm Raising A Princess

I'm Raising A Princess

Melissa Charles  05. 6.2015
think the real reason is that I can remember having such pretty dresses in my closet and never being allowed to wear them. And then, when...
Letter to My Girls About the Mean Girl

Letter to My Girls About the Mean Girl

Janine Huldie  05. 5.2015
A mean girl is a bully who will use mental warfare and aggression to drag you down every chance she can get.
The Kind of Princess I Want my Daughter to Be

The Kind of Princess I Want my Daughter to Be

Amy Nielson  05. 2.2015
Being a princess isn't for the faint of heart. It is for the strong. It means that you lead after you listen. It means that you accuse...
We're Both Still Growing Up

We're Both Still Growing Up

Jeff Bogle  05. 1.2015
It dawned on me, on this Tuesday, that we're both still growing up. That we never stop growing up, not really, whether we're 7, 11, 36,...
Why I'll Always Tell My Daughter She's Beautiful

Why I'll Always Tell My Daughter She's Beautiful

Jenny Studenroth Gerson  04.24.2015
When did mothers stop having the right to think their children are the most beautiful ones in the world? The first time I held Willow in...
5 Things I Want My Tween Daughter to Know About Dating

5 Things I Want My Tween Daughter to Know About Dating

Thomasina Guidry  04. 8.2015
Like a mad scientist, she is going to create the ideal boyfriend based on what she has gathered from her research. She will mock up and...
12 Brilliant Kids' Clothing Lines That Say No To Gender Stereotypes

12 Brilliant Kids' Clothing Lines That Say No To Gender Stereotypes

Caroline Bologna  04. 7.2015
In October 2013, Jennifer Muhm's 4-year-old daughter declared she wanted to be an astronaut for Halloween. But when the mom and daughter...
Is 'Pretty' A Bad Word?

Is 'Pretty' A Bad Word?

Leslie Kendall Dye  03.27.2015
My mother told me I was pretty all my life because she never would have thought otherwise. She didn't insist I was pretty because she was...
A Letter To My Teenage Daughter While You're Still A Little Girl

A Letter To My Teenage Daughter While You're Still A Little Girl

Lauren Cormier  03.25.2015
In case we lose our way somewhere in the next 16 years, and you find yourself standing some distance from me on the day you leave the nest,...
8 Lessons I Learned From My Daughter's Cheerleading Tryouts

8 Lessons I Learned From My Daughter's Cheerleading Tryouts

Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis  03.25.2015
Whatever happens, it's all good. In every scenario there are lessons to be learned and opportunities to grow.