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10 Reasons Being A Kid In The '80s Was The Best

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Stephanie Sprenger

Despite being somewhat aesthetically unappealing, we children of the '80s had it pretty good.

What Your Favorite 'Babysitters Club' Member Says About You

Posted 10.01.2013 | Books

One of the best things about Ann M. Martin's "The Babysitter's Club" series was feeling like you really identified with one of the girls. Maybe you li...

A Touch of Mothering for a 'Mother's Helper'

Karin Lippert | Posted 02.09.2013 | Fifty
Karin Lippert

Caring for an infant or touching someone's life as she [or he] is growing up is about loving care. Supporting a young woman's goals and dreams are vital especially in our culture. Being generous with support even if they change paths or do not measure up to some idealized version of what you thought they should become. It is about letting them find their own way, but remaining a touchstone.

15 Old-School Books You Should Read Again

www.gurl.com | Posted 05.03.2012 | Teen

It should be no secret that we’re huge readers over here at Gurl.com. Personally, as a kid, I spent hours and hours reading. Growing up, my reading ...

Instant Halloween Costume: Just Add Plaid

Posted 12.29.2011 | Home

It's Halloween and all you've got is a plaid shirt. Don't worry, we've got you covered: throw it it on, head to the party, and whenever anyone asks wh...

The Babysitter's Club: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

The Frenemy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
The Frenemy

By the time the series ended in 2000, the girls had graduated from middle school at 13. This would make them around 23 now. I decided to catch up with the ladies to see what they had been up to since then.

Series Dominate YA Market, But They're Not The 'Babysitters Club' Of Yesteryear

Publishing Trends | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Take a look at BookScan's bestselling juvenile titles for the week ending April 25: an astounding 73% were titles from one of several series. But the...

"Baby-Sitters Club" Returns With Prequel, Reissued Books

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Taking a page from Broadway and George Lucas, Scholastic Inc., the children's book publisher, is trying for a revival -- with a prequel attached. In ...