Mightly: Comfy, Play-Friendly Kids Clothing

One of my daughters passionately made her feelings known about clothing bling as a toddler. Think your sequins, buttons, taffeta, embroidery, and more. She HATES all of it. And she still does, which means I’m always delighted to discover a new brand that meets her standards. Mightly makes comfy, play-friendly styles for kids of all …

Ishida Dance Founder Brett Ishida

When she was four years old, Ishida Dance founder Brett Ishida remembers putting on ballet productions in her bedroom, where she simultaneously was the choreographer, director, and prima ballerina. “I would have dreams about my own productions,” she remembers. “I realized I needed to be doing this. People haven’t seen things like the stuff I …

Our Favorite Magazines for Creative Girls

I love every opportunity for the kids’ eyes to not be on a screen. That’s why I’m a fan of these print magazines for kids, as are my girls. All are 100 percent ad-free and are great to have in the car when driving around town. As an Amazon affiliate, Girls That Create earns from …

building self-confidence in kids

Parenting expert and best-selling author Michele Borba, Ed.D. shares why parents should focus on building self-confidence in kids and offers tips to help. Dr. Borba is an internationally renowned educational psychologist and an expert in parenting, bullying, and character development. She is author of Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine …

2022 California Conference for Women Recap

Kicking off with the theme “Renew. Reconnect. Re-ignite.” the 2022 California Conference for Women inspired and connected attendees nationwide with renowned speakers, virtual networking, and career advancement opportunities. Women were encouraged to celebrate their power, embrace emotions, and pursue a hopeful future in the wake of the pandemic. Being my first women’s conference, I was …

Infants Need Movement and Play

When people set personal fitness goals and establish their physical exercise routines, there’s a group of cuddly individuals that is often left out – infants! Historically, infant active movement has been perceived as a personality characteristic. It’s assumed that infants are plenty active on their own, without needing adult intervention to encourage movement. However, research …

Documentary: Becoming Helen Keller

Helen Keller has become a beacon for anyone interested in making a lasting contribution to the world. American Masters, an award-winning signature PBS series, captures that sentiment with their documentary Becoming Helen Keller. This film reveals little-known details of Keller’s personal life and examines her public persona and advocacy, including the progressive reforms she helped …

Photographer and Author Deborah Cole

Female entrepreneurship and creativity were far-flung ideas to Deborah Cole growing up in 1960s Texas. She remembers playing “What Shall I Be?”, a girls’ board game that limited players to “choosing” careers as either a teacher, nurse, model, ballerina, actress, or airline hostess. Owning a business was not an option. Today, as a photographer, motivational …

International Women’s Day 100 Piece Round Puzzle Giveaway

To celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Girls That Create is giving away this International Women’s Day 100 Piece Round Puzzle by our friends at eeBoo. Women-owned, mother-run, and sustainably sourced, eeBoo is a lifestyle brand that takes pride in useful, beautiful, and well-made educational games, puzzles, and gifts for children and adults. …