Bestselling author Sophie Kinsella’s latest novel, My Not So Perfect Life, addresses the theme of how lonely social media can make us feel when we compare our real lives to the curated, perfect lives of others.
Finsta? Rinsta? New social media trends crop up nearly every day. Instead of keeping up with them, understand the motivations behind them to support the kids in your life. 5 min read
We’ve sorted through the new season’s shows on TV and streaming platforms to find the best, most empowering shows for elementary to middle-school girls. 5 min read
“FOMO,” short for “fear of missing out,” isn’t new. What’s markedly different now is how public it has become, with social media documenting exactly how, what, when, and where girls are not included.
Check out this list of middle school books centered around strong, smart, powerful female characters. 5 min read
Each summer, the MEDIAGIRLS youth advisory board curates a best-of, girl-power playlist, with lyrics that can be sung loud and proud. 6 min read
The Netflix show, “13 Reasons Why” brings up some difficult subjects, here are ways to talk with the girls in your life about thoughts or feelings that may come up. 6 min read
Understanding the social stress that can come from Snapchat’s new feature gives you tools for addressing it with your girl. 5 min read
This new Belle has more more agency, fearlessness, and respect, while maintaining many traditional fairy tale tropes. 5 min read
Many girls (and adults) don’t realize is that Instagram is filled with “influencers,” famous people and simply “the beautiful” with thousands of followers who are paid to hold up specific products. 5 min read