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Spark Summit Q's

The Spark Summit hosted experts on body image and girlhood, who fielded some complex questions and came up with some great answers. Q1: Brooklyn, NY: What do you have to say about sports, for example, competitive cheerleading, which…
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Thanksgiving 2010

We cooked together while rocking out to Pandora's Christmas station. Gotta teach the kids to cook. You know your on the right track when you lick the beater and its delicious! If you wear sunglasses cutting the onions won't make you…

The Gift of Maternal Lineage

It's very powerful to know from whom you come. I met an artist in Denver this weekend, Alissa Hansen, who has found a beautiful and powerful way to keep a girl tethered to her feminine, maternal lineage. I wrote more about why this might…
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Screw Equal Pay - Sheconomy Baby!

So, the Paycheck Fairness Act , which "addresses pay disparities between men and women. The bill limits the defense that employers can use to respond to charges of wage discrimination based on sex, among other actions," (HR.BLR.com) failed…
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Change My Life: You're The Girl Revolution

The Girl Revolution is You. The mothers and fathers who set the example, give advice on how to handle friends and boyfriends, the little whispers about how a boy should treat her, the warnings, the homework help, the encouragement to try…

Body Peace Treaty

Now is as good a time as any to declare a Peace Treaty with your body. It's kind of a cool mother-daughter exercise if you have a girl who's known be a little hard on her self. Tracee Sioux is a Law of Attraction Coach at www.traceesioux.com.…
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Pigtail Pals Helps Take Down Child Molester Manual

This post, On Silence and Taboo, was originally posted by Melissa Wardy at PigTail Pals. I've cross-posted it with her permission. Be sure to become her Facebook Fan, follow her on Twitter, buy an empowering t-shirt from her for a special girl…
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Life Coach: Dancing Away

Children learn their most significant and lasting lessons about autonomy and independence before the age of five. As a child begins to test her legs in the world, most of her initial walking away is from her mother. With her newfound skills,…