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Empowering Girls: Anti-Climactic Birds & Bees

by Tracee Sioux "Olivia said she had sex with a boy," my six-year-old daughter Ainsley reported. Sex has been coming up a lot lately. Her friends are a year older and all have older siblings. "What do you know about sex?" I asked. …

Empowering Girls: Dogma & Ego, Radio & 1001Petals - A New Earth Community

// ****1001Petals is the winner of a copy of A New Earth for subscribing to So Sioux Me during the 5 Minutes for Mom Ultimate Blog Party. *** Don't miss my debut discussion of A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose (Oprah's Book Club,…
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Empowering Girls: Short Skirts

Are there shorts under your dress? Why do I always have to wear shorts? Because, it's no fun to sit like a lady. "Sitting like a lady" sucks. It pretty much rules out swinging, running, climbing trees, jumping on trampolines, somersaults,…
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Empowering Girls: School Picture Irony

by Tracee Sioux Mom! Look at this picture, it's hideous! What's the onomatopoeia for cackling at irony? I responded with that. Stop laughing! I'm sorry. I had no idea it was picture day. I wouldn't have made you wear it, if I'd known. Heeheeeh…

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Empowering Girls: True Price of Abercrombie

Who doesn't need a corporate sponsor for their project? Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH does, of course. According to Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, they plan to rename their ER The Abercrombie & Fitch Emergency…

Girl-Empowering '09 Budget

Send "this letter to your Representatives encouraging the Senate and House of Representatives to add $7.1 billion for education, training and social services that will empower girls (and boys) to the 2009 Federal Budget. "A budget resolution…

Empowering Girls - Parenting Presence - A New Earth

While technical difficulties (on my computer) kept me from watching most of the broadcast live last night I did get something out of the 30 minutes I saw. What parent can't identify with the difficulty of staying present with their kids? I…