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Empowering Girls: Marketing Boundaries

Marketers are intentionally exploiting the vulnerabilities of our children. It's unacceptable. It's 100% within our rights and lies within our responsibility as citizens, as parents and as consumers to set some boundaries on marketing to kids. *…
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Keira Knightly Stands Up For Her Girls & Yours

Keira Knightly is taking a stand against digitally enhancing her breasts for her upcoming movie, "The Dutchess." When she stands up and declares herself "good enough" as she is, she stands up and declares our daughters "good enough" as they…
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Empowering Girls: Tanning

Mom can I tan? Wait, what? What do you mean by tan? Tan. Lay out in the sun to make my skin darker. You're 6! So? Stephanie and her sisters do it. (Damn, older cheerleader sisters,) I think to myself. Look. At. My. Face. Right. Now.…

Empowering Girls: Costuming

Mom, can we wear our matching Chinese outfits to the Chinese Restaurant? Yes. On a very basic and fundamental level childhood should be F-U-N.

Empowering Girls: Ho'oponopono for Girl Fights

Vacation Rerun by Tracee Sioux The only resolution (that I've come up with) for girl-fighting is to teach them Ho'oponopono, the theory that anything can be resolved by practicing I'm sorry, I forgive you, I love you. Girls are . . . . Well,…

Empowering Girls: Reunited

Another reason to leave your kids every once in a while - if you don't you'll miss the moment of reuniting. This is a pretty good moment.
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Go Bratz Go!

Vacation Rerun from May 2007 by Tracee Sioux I signed my daughter up for indoor soccer this season. The coach called me to invite me to a meeting of the parents and girls to determine the team colors and discuss when and where practices…
So I had my big BlogHer08 speaking panel, Mirrors: Ours, The Media’s, Our Cultures’ and Our Kids’ speaking panel yesterday and it was a rush. The panelists were Laurie Toby Edison of Body Impolitic, Tracee Sioux of The Girl Revolution,…