parenting girls

Love and fear: 10 Points teenage girls should know about love

February 11, 2016

This piece started as a letter to my teenage daughter. Much to my dismay she now has a boyfriend. Although I would have preferred she […]

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7 Kinds of girls targeted for mean girl aggression

May 27, 2014

When I ask a circle of girls in grades 4 through 12 if they’ve ever been the victim of teasing, exclusion, rumors or gossip, or […]

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Sex education 2.0: 7 Ways to teach children about the birds and bees

April 1, 2014

When most parents think about their role in educating their children about sex, they get stuck on “the talk” – the birds and the bee’s […]

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The kinds of girls that worry us the most

December 4, 2013

In this age of early sexualization, lookism, perfectionism, and materialism, it’s easy to worry about how our daughters can stand up to all the unhealthy […]

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