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 …
Originally published on Modern Mom Last week, I spoke with the founders of Girls Leadership, whose mission it is to equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice. In our discussion, we spoke about the importance of actively teaching social justice, particularly to girls. We are in a unique time period, one …
The MEDIAGIRLS Youth Advisory Board gives advice for dads and male guardians looking to stay close with their daughters. 3 min read
Labeling someone a Mean Girl is easier than sorting out a conflict. “We wouldn’t call our girls bitches! But “mean girls” is just ‘bitches jr.’ So let’s not use it anymore. 6min read
The books for the third Girl & Grown-Up Book Club meeting of the 2017-2018 school year feature characters who face big changes and must adjust to new realities in life and in relationships.
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
Most stories of learning from failures skip right to the victory at the end. Here’s how to help kids struggling with the painful parts in the middle. 6 min read
Depicting a moment 43 years ago, this movie engages a timeless subject: Equality requires hard work. It’s a fight that pioneers like Billie Jean King took on for all women, and with women still not paid equally to men in many professions, one that continues today.
Most of us don’t know where to begin to design tech boundaries – or iRules – for smartphones and devices. That’s ok. 4 min read