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We provide parenting resources for raising creative girls while also encouraging greater female representation across the arts. Consider us a one-stop shop for parenting tips, women empowerment, and
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teaching daughters to be strong

Teaching daughters to be strong is one of the most critical things a parent or caregiver can do for their child. The task can feel daunting, but there are many ways to nurture a girl’s strengths to help her have a fulfilling adulthood. Below we explore different actions those raising girls (or any child) can …

Nine Ways to Help Girls Overcome Disappointment

From earning a low test score to losing a soccer game, it can sometimes be difficult for girls to cope when things go wrong. Parenting expert and best-selling author Dr. Michele Borba, Ed.D., shares insights to help them deal with tough setbacks and build resilience along the way. “We can’t—and shouldn’t—protect our kids from losses …

girls support women

One of the most valuable things we can teach young girls is how to empower other women. It’s essential to show kids that they can use their voices to help others and build female camaraderie. Teaching empowerment skills helps girls develop stronger relationships with important women in their lives and encourages them to take significant …

Parenting

Chelsea Gooden: Wisdom and Power of Teenage Girls

In this Girls That Create podcast episode, Erin engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Chelsey Goodan, author of the new book Underestimated: The Wisdom and Power of Teenage Girls. The discussion focuses on teenage girl empowerment, societal stereotypes, the importance of representation in media, and the significant role parents play in supporting their daughters’ identity …

Inspiration

15 Quotes From Extraordinary AAPI Women Artists

Since May 1978, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has recognized and honored the contributions, achievements, and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans (AAPI) who have shaped the culture and history of the United States. Below are 15 quotes from extraordinary AAPI women artists. 15 Quotes From Extraordinary AAPI Women Artists “Art …

Creator Spotlights

Sari Dienes

“Spirit lives in everything, it has no age, no color, no sex” is the landmark quote by the late artist Sari Dienes (1898-1992), celebrating her legendary life in art. Dienes’s pioneering work in the Mid-Century New York art world influenced male peers of the era (including her friends Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg). But like …

Female Artists to Follow on Instagram

This list includes women who are part of the Girls That Create Creator Spotlight series. It features visual artists creating on their own terms, from muralist ZuZu Perkal to the creative alchemist, artist, storyteller, writer, and facilitator Sarah Greenman. Female Creator Spotlight Artists to Follow on Instagram Sarah Greenman The arts have always been a …

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Art Therapy Mental Health Benefits

Creating art for healing purposes dates back tens of thousands of years, to the practices of First Nations people around the world. Art therapy uses creative processes, primarily visual art such as painting, drawing or sculpture, with a view to improving physical health and emotional wellbeing. When people face significant physical or mental ill-health, it …


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