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
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.
“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.
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
Check out this list of middle school books centered around strong, smart, powerful female characters. 5 min read
Technology companies seemingly have two goals; to improve your life with their product and to improve their product so that you can’t live without it. As a parent, I find this terrifying. 4 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
My daughter’s friend has an eating disorder that she was hospitalized for last year. The friend talks about herself in terms I associate with people recovering from addiction, which is good, right? However, I’m concerned about some new behavior I’m seeing in my daughter since they’ve been hanging out a lot more. Lately my daughter has been photographing all her food and putting it on instagram. She lines up each dish, makes sure each leave is just right, and if she doesn’t like the result, she’ll start over again with a new plate. How can I tell if she’s a budding photo journalist, or if this is a sign of having control issues with her food? 3 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