The Girl Revolution Agent Pitch

I just spent the weekend at Northern Colorado Writers Conference. I pitched The Girl Revolution book to an agent, Rachelle Garnder, a lovely woman with two daughters, at lunch. She invited me to send it in. I pitched to another editor, a…

Emotional Osmosis

I talk a lot about emotional osmosis, the idea that feelings are passed down from parent to child, which is how we inherit negative body image, abusive cycles in relationships and similar addictions to our family members. The only cure, of…

God Bless America! Health Care Passed!!!

The Health Care Reform Bill passed the United States Senate yesterday. This is a great day for girls and all other Americans. They will never lose their insurance. They can't lose it if they "get" a pre-existing condition. They can't lose it…
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Teen Girls Aren't As Stupid As I Thought

Teen girls aren't as stupid as I thought. I know, this is a totally pro-girl website. That doesn't meant I think girls are always the smartest. Sometimes — especially when boys and men are involved — girls can be quite stupid. Myself included.…

Respect Pays off for Kevin

Remember Kevin? He was our teenage friend who wanted to know why women didn't like being called curvy. I suggested, in a nutshell, that maybe the girl wanted her self to be acknowledged before Kevin got all into her curvy bod. Click HERE if…

Wierd Looking Lady won 1st Place

There once was a weird looking lady. She had two heads, two arms and no legs. She had to roll everywhere! She had a Kitten. It was normal. And very cute. The End. ~ Ainsley Ainsley won her first media contest, a original Dr. Seuss-like…
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Gendercide, the Death of Femininity

There's an atrocious story in The Economist about how the worldwide gendercide rate is rising at an alarming rate. I'll give you one guess which gender suffers from mass-extermination. In some areas there are 130 baby boys to 100 baby girls…
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The Work/Mothering Cohesiveness of Sarah Palin

I just finished Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican Vice Presidential candidate. I'm going out on a limb and asking readers to put aside their political venom to discuss the merging…