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A Mother's 6 Secrets on Surviving Middle School
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I am proud of how kind and loving you are to each other and to your family and friends. As you navigate middle school, I offer you both the following tips to help you avoid some of my mistakes and continue on the path of having a wonderful middle school experience.
Interview: Sinéad O'Connor Isn't Bossy; She's the Boss
Founder/Publisher of The Seattle Lesbian, Journalist
A new worldwide tour and fresh lease on life have caused deep introspection for O'Connor. With three marriages under her belt and a fourth in progress, the mom of four has a new goal in life: putting herself first.
Ban Bossy...But Don't Stop There
While you have the national stage, let's talk about name calling and shaming in general. I am not just talking about kids; I am talking about adults who are talking TO kids. And how we speak to each other.
The 'B' Word I Don't Want To Give Up
High school student, food enthusiast, writer
To me, "bossy" could easily have many connotations. I believe someone who is bossy as a leader; someone who doesn't easily give in to submission, nor do they take defeat as an easy way out. It's a term of empowerment.
Raise Your Hand, Daughter
Author, "Daughters for a Time," "Acts of Contrition," and "The...
I'm the entire Ban Bossy campaign and controversy rolled into a mom.
Sheryl Sandberg's 'Ban Bossy' Campaign
I'm really annoyed by this latest roll out from Sheryl. The whole concept of banning this word feels silly -- perhaps juvenile. It sends me right back to the playground.
The Last Word on the Ban Bossy Campaign
Wife, mother, writer.
Ban Bossy is not about the idea that girls are shamed for being bossy and boys are admired for it. The fact is we don't call boys bossy; we call them a number of other names. Yet none of the names we call boys carry the underlying implication that there is something to be ashamed of.
How to Really Encourage Your Daughter's Leadership Abilities
Author, Educator, Executive/Life Coach
As parents and educators, one of the most powerful things we can do is give our girls the opportunity to start asking questions around personal purpose, leadership and values earlier in life.
Let's Ban the Banning Bossy Ban
Writer, PR Weasel Records
Sandberg and others who have clamored onto this bandwagon agree that "bossy" sends the wrong message to girls. The attempt to ban the word sends the equally wrong message that all it takes is a little creative editing to fix life's problems.
Women Face Far Greater Issues Than Being Called Bossy
Changing diapers, minds and habits, sometimes all in one day
You can be bossy without being good at your job. You can be bossy without having an ounce of leadership qualities. Frankly, you can be bossy and have every right to be, because that's what bosses have to do sometimes, whether they're the head of a company or a household.
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Why Being Bossy Can Be A Good Thing
A 9th grade student at Morristown-Beard School in New Jersey.
I'm not ready to jump on the Bossy Ban bandwagon anytime soon. Sometimes, you just need that word bossy to describe a certain situation. As a 14-year-old girl, I feel I'm somewhat qualified to weigh in on this subject.
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