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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.
I'm Not Just Raising Little Boys, I'm Trying to Raise Good Men

I'm Not Just Raising Little Boys, I'm Trying to Raise Good Men

Meredith Ethington  03.24.2015
Your daughters believe you when you say that there are no boys out there good enough for them. Sure, a woman doesn't need a man to survive,...
My Daughter Isn't The Only One Who's Getting A Special Education

My Daughter Isn't The Only One Who's Getting A Special Education

Kathy Radigan  03.19.2015
I left that day almost the same way I came in. Except my feelings of joy, gratitude and respect had grown, and my feelings of sadness and...
I Told My 2-Year-Old Her Butt Was Big

I Told My 2-Year-Old Her Butt Was Big

Lauren Cormier  03.19.2015
Maybe we should start looking at our bodies as amazing creations instead of things in need of constant tweaking to meet a made-up ideal....
Your Tween's Private Photo Could Go Viral. Here's How.

Your Tween's Private Photo Could Go Viral. Here's How.

Galit Breen  03.18.2015
Our kids aren't all that different then we were at this age. But their access to social media makes their quickly made decisions capable...
Why I Won't Give My Daughter A 'Cutesy' Girl Name

Why I Won't Give My Daughter A 'Cutesy' Girl Name

Katherine Don  03.18.2015
I want my girl to make a name for herself, so to speak -- and I'll be damned if anything I choose gets in her way.
8 Things My Very Tall Daughter Can Expect

8 Things My Very Tall Daughter Can Expect

Ali Solomon  03.18.2015
If people who see your your elongated limbs assume you run fast, are graceful or have coordination, don't correct them. By the time they...
Moms Create Science-Themed Clothing Line For Girls That Bashes Stereotypes

Moms Create Science-Themed Clothing Line For Girls That Bashes Stereotypes

Caroline Bologna  03.17.2015
After noticing the lack of science-themed clothing options for their daughters, Seattle moms Jennifer Muhm and Malorie Catchpole took a...
The Frenemy In The Mirror

The Frenemy In The Mirror

Georgia Kolias  03.11.2015
If my daughter had my body, did that mean that she would have an adversarial relationship with her body? Or was it possible that she could...
It's (Not) a Boy!

It's (Not) a Boy!

Courtney Reynolds  03. 9.2015
Throughout our pregnancy, people just assumed we wanted a boy because we already had a girl. And, of course, every father wants a son,...
Making <em>Cinderella</em> Relevant

Making Cinderella Relevant

Devorah Blachor  03. 8.2015
It seems like Cinderella 2015 is a live version of Cinderella 1950 with no meaningful changes that might make it relevant for girls who...
Why I'm Not Raising A 'Good Girl'

Why I'm Not Raising A 'Good Girl'

Galit Breen  03. 2.2015
In the midst of young motherhood, I believed that having well-behaved kids, ones who didn't make waves, meant that I was being a good mom....