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Mean Girls

What to do When It's Your Daughter who is the Mean Girl

Laurie Levy | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
Laurie Levy

All children's behavior is telling us something, but the same behavior can mean different things, depending on the child.

The Heartache of Bullying Doesn't Have an Age Limit

Patrice Bendig | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Patrice Bendig

I'm not that 9-year-old little girl praying silently each day on the way to school that the bullies would pick on someone else that day. But I am that 25-year-old woman who still has feelings and expects more from humanity.

Why I Don't Like 'Mom Blogs'

Lauren Stevens | Posted 10.23.2014 | Parents
Lauren Stevens

The more entrenched I became in the blogging community, the more I "saw"; there is a side of mommy blogging that isn't positive, and that makes me cringe each time I witness a negative interaction.

5 BS Excuses Parents Make for Mean Girls

Whitney Fleming | Posted 10.23.2014 | Parents
Whitney Fleming

Let's stop making excuses for our daughters. Let's start raising them up by not accepting excuses for putting others down. It starts with one brave parent.

Girls Compete With Each Other, Women Empower One Another

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Shira Hirschman Weiss

It is clear that we women count on one another. We can be icy in the winter of our discontent or we can usher in the warmth of spring to our souls. We can choose to stare hard and meaningfully in the hopes of eliciting a squirm or we can rise above and simply...smile.

West Wing's Bradley Whitford: Mary Burke for Wisconsin Governor

Lonna Saunders | Posted 10.20.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

A guy who still calls Wisconsin home despite his Hollywood success, Whitford is stumping for Democratic candidate Mary Burke over incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker.

How To Help Your Teen Deal With Bullies

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 10.12.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Every year in each and every middle school and perhaps even in some elementary and high schools, countless girls will be traumatized by a mean girl. Whether the mean girl chooses bullying, ostracizing or leaving a former friend with a broken heart by cutting her off from friendship, victims have to recover from a sad time when their self-esteem is most vulnerable.

Daniel Franzese, Mean Girls Star, Releases Hilarious Sam Smith Spoof Featuring San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (VIDEO)

Logan Lynn | Posted 10.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

2014-10-07-danielfranzesepleasegohomesmall.jpgMean Girls star (and Internet-meme master of all time) Daniel Franzese has taken his "Bye, Felicia" routine to new heights today with the release of "Please Go Home," a parody of Sam Smith's meteoric hit from earlier this year, "Stay With Me."

Female Bullies and Mean Girls in Training

Laurie Levy | Posted 10.07.2014 | Parents
Laurie Levy

Before boys enter the equation, there is hope. Second and third grade is not too soon to talk to girls about how to respect themselves and others.

Everyone On Twitter REALLY Likes October 3rd

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 10.07.2014 | Style

The 3rd day of October is officially Mean Girls Appreciation Day, according to Twitter. It's no secret that Friday is our favorite day of the work...

That's So Fetch! Iowa Senate Candidate Braley Taps Into The 'Mean Girls' Demographic

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

We're not sure whether he wears pink on Wednesdays, but we can confirm that Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) is using his "Mean Girls" expe...

3 Ways NOT To Raise Mean Girls

Katie Hurley | Posted 09.23.2014 | Parents
Katie Hurley

If we want to put an end to "mean girl" behavior, if we want to stop the covert bullying based on judgment, jealousy, and gossip, we have to teach girls how to relate.

What I Want for My Daughter and Her Beautiful Imagination

TueNight | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
TueNight

For TueNight.com by Aliza Sherman My 8-year-old daughter asks me if kids teased me at school when I was younger. When I ask her if she is being tease...

Mean Toddlers: Preventing Mean Girls From Developing in the Earliest Years

Katherine Rose | Posted 09.12.2014 | Parents
Katherine Rose

What if girls were taught to deal appropriately with jealousy long before they ever get to middle school? As a scholar in child development (and thus, a lifelong student of human behavior), I believe they should be. It could have great payoffs later in life for girls and women.

4 Signs You May be Participating in Mean Girl Culture

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Here are four signs you may be sabotaging your own career by adopting Mean Girl culture at work.

New 'DWTS' Cast Is The Most Fetch One Yet With This 'Mean Girls' Star

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment

The newest cast of "Dancing With the Stars" is maybe the most fetch cast yet. On Thursday morning, Sept. 4, "DWTS" co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin A...

Mean Girls... and Letting Go Without Apologies

Noreena Sondhi Lewis | Posted 09.03.2014 | Parents
Noreena Sondhi Lewis

"The common mistake that bullies make is assuming that because someone is nice that he or she is weak. Those traits have nothing to do with each other...

How Lizzy Caplan Finally Got On Top

rollingstonelogo | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By STEPHEN RODRICK A bone scraper and a sausage piper surround Lizzy Caplan, and yet she is ...

The Benefits of Cliques

Andrew Smiler | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Andrew Smiler

Part of being an American teenager means some effort to answer the question "who am I?" Being a member of a particular clique provides one answer to tha

Kate Kelly's Mormon Excommunication In 'Mean Girls' GIFS

Stephanie Lauritzen | Posted 08.25.2014 | Religion
Stephanie Lauritzen

Like many Mormons, the recent excommunication of Mormon feminist activist Kate Kelly put me at a loss for words. But when all is lost, Mean Girls explains everything.

An Anime Version Of 'Mean Girls' Brings Fetch To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts

It's been 10 years since "Mean Girls" introduced us to words like "fetch" and "grool," and concepts like pink Wednesdays. Given the thought pieces tha...

The Many Faces of Daniel Franzese

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Our friend and one of our favorite entertainers, Daniel Franzese, has been in the news quite a bit lately. The 10th anniversary of the cult class...

Amanda Seyfried Reveals Her Favorite 'Mean Girls' Quote

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment

A few months ago, Rachel McAdams revealed her favorite "Mean Girls" quote -- "I don't think my father, the inventor of Toaster Strudel, would be too p...

Where Gretchen Wieners Would Be 10 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment

Where would Gretchen Wieners, the daughter of the man who invented Toaster Strudel, be now if she were a real person? According to Lacey Chabert, who ...

15 Minutes With Lacey Chabert

Jon Steely | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Steely

There are feelings I have now that the woman I've been dating told me she only wants to be "friends." A hurricane of pain rips through me as insecurit...