This mother’s day, let’s give ourselves a little gift: a judgement-free parenting day. A day for being nicer to ourselves. 5 min read
Want to raise empowered women? Start in middle school. Practical tips for empowering middle schoolers, featuring Co-Founder Rachel Simmons & more.
By Molly Mills. “Mom, do you ever feel like a pinball?” My eight-year-old daughter, Finley, had just come back from visiting our neighbors. 2 min read
The art of saying no: How to raise kids to be polite, not pushovers. Common courtesy shouldn’t outweigh common sense. Help your kids learn how to say no. Interview with Cofounder Simone Marean.
How to role model and communicate with girls about body image, even if we don’t feel good about our own bodies. – Interview with Dr. Julia V Taylor 8 min read
By Molly Mills “Can we go get Halloween costumes?” has been the daily question at our house since October 1st. The question usually elicits an internal sigh, followed by a self-reflection on why I dread this topic so much. One quick search for girls’ costumes online and the variety of sexy pirate (superhero, doctor, etc) …
What Parents of Teens Should Know About Instagram
Over school vacation I took my 10-year-old daughter to see “Cinderella,” curious about how they would update this “timeless fairytale.” After all, we’ve been seeing charismatic and outspoken princesses like Anna from “Frozen” and Rapunzel from “Tangled”; I figured Cinderella might swap her glass slippers for Converse high-tops, start a wish-making business with her fairy …
Before I build a moat around my daughter, I have one big question: Why isn’t anyone teaching me (and her) how to use social media as a tool for her power? 6 min read
As we write this, 5th graders from all over the world are getting ready to join us at camp for the first time. Together, they’ll build a brave space and safe community, one where they take risks, like shouting their poems into the Pacific ocean, or creating original plays in three hours starring themselves. During …