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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 …

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Giving Your Child Their First Cell Phone

  With digital technology and smartphones so ubiquitous, it is nearly impossible for parents to monitor and protect their children at every turn. That’s why caregivers must introduce concepts like digital safety, privacy, cyberbullying, phone etiquette, and more when giving kids their first phone. Luckily, in First Phone: A Child’s Guide to Digital Responsibility, Safety, …

Parents and Caregivers: Ways to Say No for Self-Care

Life balance coach and speaker Renée Trudeau asks a crucial question of all parents and caregivers, what is your intention for the summer? Even though we’re all navigating a lot of chaos, it’s important that caring for ourselves not get shelved. Trudeau offers nine creative ways parents and caregivers can say no when feeling pulled …

Lin-Manuel Miranda Works With Sound It Out Campaign

A few months ago, we shared a story about Sound It Out, a campaign by the Ad Council that helps parents and caregivers have meaningful conversations about mental wellbeing with their middle schoolers. Recently Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda family worked with Sound It Out to talk about the importance of having conversations with kids—and …

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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 …

10 Quotes from Women in Jazz for National Jazz Appreciation Month

National Jazz Appreciation Month reminds us to acknowledge over a century of revolutionary and unforgettable music. From the 1920s prohibition era to the civil rights movement, jazz has undoubtedly shaped the American music and social experience. Check out the following 10 quotes from women in jazz for reflection and inspiration. Quotes from Women in Jazz …

Creator Spotlights

Mira Lehr

Eco-feminist artist Mira Lehr is famous for using nontraditional media and exploding fuses to create fire lines across her paintings. Her nature-based work encompasses painting, sculpture, and video, with Lehr’s solo and group exhibitions numbering more than 300. Now in her sixth decade of artmaking, she is creating more new works than at any other …

Ryoko Kaneta

Ryoko Kaneta, a leading figure of Japan’s up-and-coming generation of artists, recently made her U.S. solo debut with a show at Corey Helford Gallery in downtown Los Angeles. The Tokyo-based artist paints according to ancient Japanese philosophies and uses the female figure to personify elements of nature, including the phenomenon of weather and dramatic seasonal …

Manga Creator, Author, Founder Jacque Aye

Jacque Aye did not look up to a Disney princess as a young girl. She instead admired the Japanese manga character Sailor Moon, feeling empowered by the skirt-wearing superhero. “I loved seeing super-feminine characters being cute and kicking butt,” Aye said. “They’re emotional, quote-en-quote, but they still get the job done.” As a manga creator, …

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Zulily Shopping Deals and Gift Ideas for Young Girls

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 …

rebel girls board book

Our friends at Rebel Girls have a new board book that will introduce your littlest reader to the lives of extraordinary women. Titled Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: Baby’s First Book of Extraordinary Women, it features artists and inventors, athletes, and activists from around the world in colorful, inviting pages. This book will give …

Disney+ Introduces Ms. Marvel to the MCU

This summer, Disney+ is rolling out the new Marvel mini-series Ms. Marvel. The show centers around a young girl, Kamala Khan, in the MCU who is obsessed with the Avengers (particularly Captain Marvel). However, her interests make her feel like an outsider at home and school. Then one night, Kamala discovers superpowers of her own. …


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