Can Media Consumption Shift Teens From Mental Hell to Mental Health?

The average American teen is spending eight hours each day consuming digital content. Of course, that’s discounting screen time for school and homework. With documentaries like The Social Dilemma overtly calling out the dark side of all-access technology, the correlation between excessive screen time and increased teen anxiety, depression, and cyber-bullying isn’t surprising. We know …

Disney Heroes and Villains

In honor of the characters that make up the Disney realm, The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) has created a new exhibition in partnership with Walt Disney Archives. Entitled “Heroes and Villains: The Art of Disney Costume,” it explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest …

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., shares tips to help you empower your daughter to speak up starting today. Dr. Borba is the author of Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why …

Women Forward International Presents The Vanguard: Engaging The Arts As A Tool For Human Unity

You’d be forgiven for thinking that an organization called Women Forward International (WFI) was concerned with women alone. However, as its President and Executive Director, Kent Davis-Packard explains in her letter of address for the organization’s 2021 The Vanguard event, this is not the case. “The study of sexism opens the door to the understanding …

Why You Should Give Your Girl Fashion Freedom

Fashion freedom is the opportunity to let your girl experiment with the kinds of clothes she wants to wear. Developing one’s fashion sense allows women to be comfortable and confident in presenting themselves to the world. I stand by the idea that a woman’s closet is one of her greatest treasures. Looking and feeling good …

Ten Ways To Discuss Money With Your Daughter

How comfortable are you talking about money? Knowing and working on your own money mindset is step one. Beyond that, some thoughtful preparation can go a long way towards facilitating conversations where you feel calm and confident, and your daughter feels safe and interested. Start small and stay consistent. The basics taught in a fun, …

Six Documentaries Exploring Creativity

Creativity can take many shapes and forms. The following documentaries explore creativity and how a variety of artists channel their inner genius. After all, there is no one definition for what it means to be an imaginative creator. Six Documentaries Exploring Creativity Finding Vivian Maier (2013) Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Finding Vivian …

Finding Fearless Podcast

The Finding Fearless podcast is a fantastic resource by Fearless Foundry. This creative consulting firm specializes in helping ambitious innovators and impact-driven entrepreneurs with their marketing, branding, and business development. Madeline Pratt is the Founder and CEO of Fearless Foundry. She has spent her career serving as a business development leader working for technology companies …

unplugged summertime activities young kids

With children out of school, summertime can be highly challenging for American households. And after a year-plus of children sitting at home more, physically distancing, and Zoom learning, parents are looking for ideas on how to keep their kiddos entertained but at the same time having them be unplugged. Michele Borba, Ed.D., has put together …

Help Your Girl Entrepreneur Unlock Her Powers

Have you ever noticed how the many answers to “what do you want to be when you grow up?” all tend to be roles that fall under the category of “employee.” So, other than it not being the easiest word to say, it’s worth questioning why “When I grow up, I want to be an …

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