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Taekwondo for Girl Power

Does it strike anyone else as odd that girls and women are most commonly attacked by both strangers and significant others - but least likely to be taught self-defense? The more I think about it, it's not just odd, it's absurd. I think my…

RealAge Healthy Kids Test

by Tracee Sioux Have you seen that show Honey We're Killing the Kids? The show you a family with terrible eating habits, fast forward what they'll look like when they're 40 and predict their life expectancy? Of course they pick families…
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Encourage Girls Athletics

Since Title IX has enforced rules about spending for girls sports in the public school system it has led to a 400 percent increase in the rate of female participation in college sports and a more than 800 percent increase in participation…

Precocious Puberty

Did you know that it is now common for girls to start their menstrual cycles when they are nine years old? Pubic hair and breasts begin showing up one to two years prior to menstruation, which put many girls in precocious puberty or early puberty…
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Missing Views

by Tracee Sioux This is the view I was missing by going to the gym every day. Isn't it fantastic? Honestly, my life to 33-years-old was not about health. One day I looked at my little family and realized every one of us had a medium-sized…
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Sharks v. Happy Feet

By Tracee Sioux Good Job! You can do it! Get that ball! You're not afraid of her. Good try. It's alright. It's okay to lose sometimes. I saw you run really hard after that ball. Did you try hard and have fun? That's what's important! I'm…
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B-R-A-V-E

by Tracee Sioux I'm scared. Of course you're scared. Brave means you do something even though you're scared. You're B-R-A-V-E, Brave. You always have been. I'm afraid you'll let go of me. Well, I already let go of you and guess what?…
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Nickelodeon Day of Play

Hey kids this is the Nickelodeon Day of Play. Go outside and play. We're not showing any television shows until after 3 o clock today so unless you want to be bored listening to this message you should just get up and go play. Go swing, ride…