Scholastic Features The Girl Revolution! (With Your Help)

Scholastic's Parent and Child Magazine is hoping to feature THE very best Mommy Bloggers out there. The Girl Revolution is honored to have been nominated. Please take 2 seconds right now to visit the site and enter your email address and…

Red Goddess Box, Win!

I'm pleased to introduce Alexis Saint as a Guest Writer on The Girl Revolution. Alexis is a personal friend of mine. She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance and is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Intern. She is also the mother…
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Fit Girl Series - Obese Teens on Oprah

Yesterday, in  Fit Girls: Weight = Moral Failure, we talked about how having a moderately overweight child isn't necessarily a moral failure, but a side effect of prosperity. And then there was the Oprah Show with those severely obese teenagers. Sometimes…
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Fit Girls: Weight = Moral Failure?

Let's talk about the feeling of failure parents feel when they realize their kids weigh too much - or too little. You're in the doctor's office and she announces your child is overweight, in the red zone and a feeling of failure quickly follows.…

Last Day to Enter 25 Contests

Today is the last day to enter The Girl Revolution Launch Party Contests. I'm leaving all the contests open so that anyone who writes a blog post about The Girl Revolution gets 1 entry to all 25 contests. TGR Launch Contest #1 - TGR Fit Girl…

Women in Office

"If we don’t get serious about putting women into the leadership pipeline, we (will raise) the aspirations of a generation of American girls without doing enough to actually make their ambitions achievable,” Marie Wilson, The White House…
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Fit Family = Fit Girl

There are millions of parents out there who, like me, worry about their children's weight and the weight of children in general. 16 percent of children (over 9 million) 6-19 years old are overweight or obese In the last 3 decades the…
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Generation O - Inaugural Giveaway

Remember when they gave us Generation X - which basically meant that were were hopeless slackers? Gee that was fun. We'd wallow in our Baby Boomer parents shadow, drifting aimlessly? Even in The Way We'll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation…