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Controversial Post About Body Hair

Having given this a great deal of thought I've come to a fairly significant position on the issue of girls and body grooming. The Girl Revolution often looks at controversial hairy issues: should you let your daughter color her hair at 7?…

Daddy-Daughter Date

It would be a shame to have her First Date be with a pimply 16-year-old boy. For the record . . . she asked him.
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Iron Girl Q & A

Iron Girl, the premier women’s-only event-based brand, is more than just a girl thing. It is a way to get females of all ages and fitness levels outside and hitting the pavement to better themselves physically and mentally. Launched in…

Blog Fabulous & Creative Energy

You may have gone to Blog Fabulous recently and summarily redirected to BlissTree.com Two weeks ago I received an email effectively dissolving my contract with b5media, a Canadian media company. I wrote Blog Fabulous for b5media for 2 years. b5media…
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Sniff ... Sniff ... Tween Spirit?

I was at a Toastmasters Contest Saturday when I smelled something. I smelled it again. Unmistakable, that's B.O. Sniff. Whiff. I made a personal armpit check. Not me. Phew. To my left I leaned in for a discrete snort of my husband's pits.…

Wash My Brain Out With Soap

My husband and I declared date night and thought it would be an extra-special treat to spring for dinner and a movie. We couldn't even remember the last time we went to a movie together. We didn't have many choices, so I caved to Watchmen.…
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Better Dead Than Red

by Leola Dublin My friend Jillian* called me last week with the latest crisis involving her 9-year old daughter. “Can you talk to Megan*?” “Sure, what about?” “She wants to be a blonde. She hates her hair.” “But Megan has gorgeous red…
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Rihanna, You Make Me Feel . . .

Rihanna, 20-year-old music star, was beaten by her famous boyfriend Chris Brown. Evidently, it's happened 4 times before and Rihanna asked the judge NOT order Chris Brown to stay away from her. Since the beating, its been said - and I heard…
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Superchick

She's not eating? She doesn't have any food? She's choosing not to eat. But, why? Don't try to understand it Ainsely. It's stupid. It's a dumb thing do to. I'ts a a way of being crazy. It's a way some girls make themselves sick to be skinny…
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Fit Girl Series: We Did It!

Ainsley and I RAN a mile on Saturday. We walked two more miles after that. Added 100 sit-ups each and a bunch of lunges. Then we went back and did it again on Sunday! It felt GREAT! 5K here we come! Fit Girl Series: Accept Your Body Fit…

Umpowered Blogger (My Mac wouldn't have let me misspell it)

I'm feeling very unempowered by waiting for a new computer cord to come in the mail. Come on . . . .
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Girl Scouts Makeover

The Girl Scouts are getting a makeover. Frankly, they need it. The Boy Scouts was my first "feminist cause." My mother sent me to Brownies one year, where I learned to braid hair. Both my brothers became Eagle Scouts and they learned how…