Dear Tooth Fairy,

Dear Tooth Fairy, I am excited to tell you that I have lost my very first tooth. It's been loose for about two weeks. When I first told my mom that my tooth hurt when I was eating she said, "See, I told you if you didn't brush your teeth good…

Girls Can Be Soldiers Too

I hope everyone is out frolicking with their kids this Memorial Day. We are supposed to be remembering our lost veterans on this day. We have a war going on right now, so it's good to talk to our kids about that.Lots of not-so-noticed veterans…

Jessica's Law Passes in Texas

By Tracee SiouxTwo big things have happened to protect children from sexual abuse perpetrators, especially repeat offenders. The State of Texas has passed The Jessica Lunsford Act. Each state has its own version of “Jessica’s Law” before…

Pink Rocks

By Tracee SiouxOne of the most girl-empowering women in the culture right now, in my opinion, is Pink.Author Disclaimer: Obviously, you must use good judgment about the age-appropriateness of buying your daughter a Pink album. There is profanity…

Where Do Babies Come From?

By Tracee Sioux A few weeks ago I was at a mentor/mentee slumber party when a fellow mentor mentioned that she was trying to decide how to tell her nine-year-old daughter where baby’s come from. My five-year-old knows where baby’s come from,…

Sexual Urban Legend

By Tracee Sioux Everyone has heard this urban legend . . . I have a cousin (or uncle or brother or dad or son) who was only 18 (19, 20, 21, 22) and his girlfriend was 14 and she totally seduced him and then when he broke up with her she had…