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Ophelia and Unconscious Puberty

Books such as Reviving Ophelia, Saving Beauty From the Beast, Queen Bees & Wannabes, Odd Girl Out and Girlfighting have elucidated the cultural context that puts so many adolescent girls at risk. But that's only one part of the story. Daughters…
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School v. Education

Today I'm taking Ainsley out of school to launch TGR Body at an International Women's Conference in Denver. Tomorrow too. We launched online last month, which is honestly somewhat anti-climatic. You rush and fret and boom - you're live…
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It's So Hard to Like My Body!

Everywhere I look, especially on the Internets, I hear women whine, "It's so hard to like my body!" This from beautiful women who essentially look like the above pictured woman. WHAT. ARE. YOU. TALKING. ABOUT!?!? YOU are making it…
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Change My Life: Fat Suit and a Thong

Wonder how many girls could get away with a thong and body suit? Help me change my life?  That's just what Tracee Sioux does every day for her clients.  To learn more, subscribe to her newsletter.
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New Moon Girls 18th Birthday

Some things never change. But New Moon Girls ISN'T one of those things. In 1992 it came on the scene as the first girl-edited magazine for 8-14 year olds. Now it's meeting girls' 21st century needs with a safe social network for girls worldwide. Happy…
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Fat or Skinny, Rich or Poor?

There's a tape about money playing in your head. It might sound like this: Money doesn't grow on trees. You have to work hard for money. Poor people are more moral, more kind, or more generous than rich people. Rich people got there by cheating.…
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Body Image Question from17-year-old Kevin

My name is Kevin and I'm 17 years old. I discovered your website and thought you might have some good insight on an experience I had involving a girl's image of her body. She was a girl I had just met at a dance a few weeks ago. We talked for…
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Fake Nails

Santa put fake press-on nails in Ainsley's stocking and I thought my husband was being silly for being concerned. Everyone knows the stupid things won't stay on for 6 hours and besides, it might be an effective means to get her to stop biting…