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Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some girls.

How Fat Shaming Leads To Eating Disorders

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.10.18   |   SHARE
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Your parenting network belongs to you.

The Power Of Building A Parenting Network

Your parenting network belongs to you. Only you know what type of values you want to teach, and what type of support you want to receive. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   03.2.18   |   SHARE
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One of the most valuable is embracing the liberating feeling of saying “No.”

Teaching Your Child To Embrace The Power Of Saying No

Everyday ways to show children that they have a voice. And one of the most valuable is embracing the liberating feeling of saying "No." Read...
Mariana Plata    |   02.16.18   |   SHARE
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I Am A Warrior Goddess By Jennifer Adams

Empowering Young Girls: How I Found My Inner Warrior Goddess — A Book By Jennifer Adams

I believe that every girl has a divine nature and innate power. Jennifer Adams is the author of more than 40 books including I Am A Warrior Goddess. Read...
Jennifer Adams    |   02.6.18   |   SHARE
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We can give our children tools to empower them when they are bombarded with harmful and oppressive messages.

How To Counter The Sexist Bullsh*t Your Daughters Learn At School  

How do we, as parents, counter this deeply ingrained message that our girls and young women are supposed to look a certain way to be accepted? Read...
Sam Milam    |   02.6.18   |   SHARE
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The first thing he said with a big smile was, “These aren't dolls, they are real people!” (Image courtesy of the author.)

Bye Bye, Barbie: Giving My Son Dolls That Look Like Actual People

I'm giving my son dolls that look like actual people. He has no idea that they are revolutionary or how different they are from the dolls I grew up Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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The fight towards gender equality is slowly, but surely, becoming an intersectional affair.

How To Challenge Your Gender Normative Parenting Habits

As a psychologist with a strong commitment to promote gender equality, I’ve found myself re-thinking traditional and gender normative parenting Read...
Mariana Plata    |   10.25.17   |   SHARE
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#DayOfTheGirl

It's International #DayOfTheGirl And These Girls Are About To Make You Cry

Why do we need International #DayOfTheGirl? Because every five minutes a girl dies as a result of violence. That's why. Nothing more needs to be said Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.11.17   |   SHARE
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