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Girlhood

10 Things Your Daughter Should Know By The Time She Is 10

Laura Usky | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Laura Usky

There will be challenges she will face that will seem cruel and impossible. It will take her faith, her family and her perseverance to get through some of the things that life throws at her.

I Had a Boyhood Once, Too

Liz Olson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Liz Olson

When you enter the world with two X chromosomes, you get placed quickly into a box. The Girl Box. Here, acceptable hair and clothing preferences are assumed; color and toy preferences are dictated.

My Daughter, Jo March

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 05.14.2014 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

Like Jo March, she spoke the truth, unafraid to forge her own path. Her perspective challenged me, required me to assess, each day, how to lead and how to mother.

Growing Up With Curly Top

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 04.20.2014 | Women
Ann V. Klotz

Growing up happens gradually. We cannot see around corners or know how our stories will turn out. As we grow, we hold onto certain images, moments, scenes. We carry them as sources of inspiration, humor and comfort.

Growing up: Girls, Look Sexy Like Miley

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kate Fridkis

Miley is seventeen. She's reached that point in every girl's life when a deep desire to wrap her naked body in an enormous snake overpowers all other needs or considerations.

AIDS Is The No. 1 Cause Of Death, Disease For Women 15-44, Says WHO

AP | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — In its first study of women's health around the globe, the World Health Organization said Monday that the AIDS virus is the leading cau...