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Fit Girl Series - Eat This, Not That!

I bought that book Eat This, Not That! and already I've found a list of foods where I'm totally falling for the lies on the packaging. Eat This, Not That! is crafted to specifically target belly fat—by filling you with smart, healthy choices…
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Fit Girl Series - BIG FAT LIARS!!!

America's kids are fat. Parents are taking the blame. Aren't parents ultimately responsible for their kids' health? But, this nice and tidy excuse rubs me the wrong way. It rubs me in the same way that the pornification of girls' Halloween…
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Fit Family = Fit Girl

There are millions of parents out there who, like me, worry about their children's weight and the weight of children in general. 16 percent of children (over 9 million) 6-19 years old are overweight or obese In the last 3 decades the…

The Girl Revolution Launch Party & Contest Rules

Welcome to The Girl Revolution Launch Party. Either you've been a loyal reader of Empowering Girls: So Sioux Me for the last two years or you're a newby and will want to spend time exploring the categories. Either way, I could not be happier…
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Beacon Street Girls

A new series of books for 9 to 13 year old girls may actually promote good health, says an article by Tara Parker-Pope titled Healthful Messages, Wrapped in Fiction. This could be this generation's Judy Blume. Seriously, is there a woman…
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Empowering Girls: Breast Cancer Risks

Parents should be aware that there are three things that increase a girl's risk for breast cancer: * If she starts her period early. * If she does not have one baby before age 30. * If she does not breastfeed. From an interview with…
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Empowering Girls: Field Day

Sack Race How Low Can You Go? Team Work Tug Of War!
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Empowering Girls: Taekwondo Orange Belt

Ainsley passed her test for her Taekwondo Orange Belt on Saturday. Of about 25 people testing for various levels of belt, there were four girls. She was the only girl her age and in her belt category.I was extraordinarily proud of her. We witnessed…