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Eight Ways to Help Your Daughter Find Her Voice

When we speak for our kids, we rob them of their power and block them from developing self-confidence and the potential to thrive. Parenting expert and best-selling author Michele Borba, Ed.D., gives tips on helping your child find their own voice and start speaking up today. Dr. Borba is the author of Thrivers: The Surprising …

Nurturing Your Friendships and Why You Should

We know how crucial it is that our children learn to nurture their friendships. With that in mind, we need to set an example by also tending to friendships close to our hearts. That is why life balance coach and speaker Renée Trudeau has shared the following guest post with Girls That Create. Nurturing Your …

help your girl have a healthy body image

There are certain things said in the dressing room that will make any caregiver’s blood run cold. No, not expletive language, but your daughter harshly criticizing her body. Witnessing a child unleash physical self-deprecation will break any parent’s heart. How can you help your girl accept and love her body?  It’s no secret consistently putting …

Parenting

personal style supports daughters confidence

Somewhere between revolutions, equality movements, and trying to be more intentional with our buying choices because of “fast fashion,” “minimalism,” and “upcycling,” we lost an important thread. Pun intended. We’ve confused style with fashion and empowering self-expression with superficial vanity and consumerism. It can feel like tricky ground because we want to be more conscious, …

resilient kids

Most parents naturally want to raise resilient kids. After all, life is filled with pitfalls, setbacks, and disappointments. Uncertainty is our new normal. We are constantly bombarded by news of economic distress, mass shootings, and political upheaval, and all of this causes stress (and sometimes even grief) to build in our kids. As parents, we …

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videos on female artists

Paul Priestley’s The Life of an Artist: Art History School series on YouTube is designed for viewers to discover the fascinating lives of artists, their aspirations, what motivated them, who they influenced, what they created, and why. Born in Yorkshire, England, Priestley started teaching in the 1970s, eventually becoming Head of Art at an elementary …

women leaders

There are currently just 30 female presidents and prime ministers worldwide. Moldova and Barbados are the only two countries where women occupy both the positions of president and prime minister, while Bangladesh is the only nation where a woman has led for more years than a man over the last half century. Clearly, women leaders …

quotes women drummers

May is International Drum Month, and here are ten quotes from women drummers who know how to get people moving. As one of our esteemed musicians says below, the drums are a song’s backbone. So download these ladies’ works and stretch your fingers to tap out beats on the nearest tabletop. You should also check …

Creator Spotlights

Metal Work Artist Jennifer Barrett

As a child, Jennifer Barrett remembers “building something” as her favorite classtime activity. Today the founder of Ruthy’s Metal Works sculpts an array of items for clients, such as wall planters, visual sculptures, and even furniture made with metal and reclaimed wood. Barrett’s introduction to metal arts began at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas. …

Powerstories Theatre Founder Fran Powers

Although Fran Powers studied theater in college, she decided to leave the industry after graduating. She believed theater could not make the drastic changes she wanted to see in the world. Despite those misgivings, Powers still loved the art form. That affection eventually brought her back to the stage. Today Powers is the founder of …

Jan Riggins

From a young age, 3D chalk artist Jan Riggins knew art was in her essence. She had grown up in a home filled with creations by her mother, a prolific artist who painted a Christmas card for every person on her list, and a grandmother who sculpted and worked with watercolors. Although Riggins focused mainly …

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Zulily Shopping Deals and Gift Ideas

Whether you’re looking for something trendy, chic, or useful, the possibilities are endless. Don’t sweat because we’ve curated great Zulily gift ideas on sale for young girls. Each Sunday, we will be posting new deals for Zulily items we think you might be interested in purchasing. Since my girls were very young, my family has …

LUNAFEST Austin 2022

Girls That Create and Brentwood Social House are hosting an in-person LUNAFEST® on Friday, October 21, at 7:00 p.m. The fundraising shorts film festival will benefit the nonprofit Austin Bat Cave, which works with young authors ages six to 18 in Central Texas by providing programs in creative writing, journalism, college essay writing, resume writing, …

Yayoi Kusama

In 1965, Yayoi Kusama used mirrors as reflective devices in her work. They would become a dominant feature of her Infinity Mirror Rooms, bringing Kusama worldwide admiration. Visitors to the installations see their reflection extend into infinity while simultaneously having intimate and individualized experiences. Now in her ninth decade, Kusama’s imagination remains richly creative. Infinity …


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