GirlUp Talk Focuses on Mental Health and Reducing Stigma With Dialogue

For Mental Health Awareness Month, GirlUp hosted a crucial Girl Talk conference. The online event focused on the importance of mental wellness while also sharing resources. Its overall goal was to tear down social stigmas surrounding mental illnesses and showcase ways everyone can openly discuss mental health care. Born This Way Foundation  The first speaker …

Hey Parent, It’s Time To Clean Up Your Money Mindset

Your internal relationship with money (your beliefs, emotions, and imaginings around it) forms your general attitude towards it. Even if you’ve never spoken a word to your daughter about finances, she’s still likely to adapt your money mindset, positive or negative. Her learning would be based on observing how you handle your money when paying …

Artist Sheila Keene

Growing up, mixed-media artist Sheila “She” Keene noticed a lack of women leaders in her small town. She did not see female CEOs, politicians, or business owners. A young girl was expected to graduate from high school, marry and start a family or go to college to study nursing or teaching. Years later, this void …

The Arts Are Important and Can Help Your Daughter Thrive

Since 2008, more than 80 percent of U.S. school districts have cut art program funds, and 17 percent of U.S. elementary schools no longer offer art as a subject. Instead of being seen as necessary and complementary to math, reading, and science, the arts are framed as nice-to-have but non-essential electives. Abandoning the arts is …

Nurturing Your Friendships and Why You Should

We know how crucial it is that our children to 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 …

reclamation exhibit

Many of us do not think of the culinary arts when someone mentions creativity. Instead, our minds envision painters, musicians, dancers, etc. But in reality, cooking can be very innovative. Working in the culinary arts requires a solid vision and artistic plan. A cook aims to match a dish’s visual aesthetic and taste together. Every …

Ten 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 ten quotes from extraordinary AAPI women artists. Ten Quotes From Extraordinary AAPI Women Artists “Art …

Ten Things Every Girl Needs to Know About Budgeting

Trinity Scott is a wife and mother of four children, ages seven, ten, 12, and 15. She graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration/accounting. When her family budget got too tight, she started her business, T3 Bookkeeping. Scott graciously wrote this post for Girls That Create as part …