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A Girl Is Watching: Sotomayer, Palin & Clinton

Marie Wilson of The White House Project is wondering about the children who are watching the way we treat the women who dare stand up and lead. It's day three for Sonia Sotomayor (female Hispanic Supreme Court nominee) on the Capitol, and…

My Gifted Girl

So, I've been seeing on Facebook that my friend Audrey Borden has a new website, MyGiftedGirl.com. To be honest I was a little worried that I would have to subject my daughter to an IQ test or they wouldn't let her play on the website. Luckily,…
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Gender Advertising

Can I just say Dirty Vagina is one marketing tactic too many women fall for. (Really, I just wanted to say Dirty Vagina for my Discovery Click if they ever come here.) But, serious, no wonder women sometimes feel like crap about themselves. Thanks…

Has The Economy Brightened Your Daughter's Future?

Foreign Policy has an article, The Death of Macho by Reihan Salam, siting compelling evidence that your daughters' future will likely be brighter than your sons'. The Great Recession, as their calling our current economic situation was caused…
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Women's Sports Network Influence Girls

You all know Amy at Shaping Youth by now, but I wanted to run a piece about the new Women Talk Sports Network and what it will mean for girls. May 19, 2009 In the “Young Runners” post yesterday I glossed over the new Women Talk Sports network…

Soul Meets World

I want to introduce you to Soul Meets World because there is always something positive and hopeful there. The worlds needs more positive and hopeful, don't you agree? If you wake up with gratitude, you will give your day a healthy start. A…

Brilliant Choice for Procreation: A Dad

I found this essay about the value of fatherhood in girls' lives on Execumamas. I tell Kris all the time that I'm brilliant for choosing him to father my children. So many of us, Black women in particular, were raised in households devoid of…