2015/08/18
school uniforms, little girls, body image, private school, self-esteem,

School Uniforms Destroy Girls’ Body Image

Have you ever thought about how our daughters’ self-esteem and body image could be affected by the school uniforms or dress code policy? Sounds crazy, right? I […]
2015/03/19
weight, fat, body image, raising girls, ballerinas

All Little Girls Think They’re Fat

“I’m fat! Just look at my flabby arms!” This is what I overheard amongst the ballerinas today. 11-year-olds should not be worrying about flabby arms, especially […]
2015/03/09
slut shaming, sexting, misogyny, shaved, Mean girls, raising girls, hair, shaving, waxing, self-esteem

I Shaved my 7-Year-old

Last fall, I received a personal laser hair removal system because I’d already shaved myself silly for the past 30 years and waxing hurts my feelings. My […]
2015/02/02
raising girls, Like a girl, #LikeAGirl

Strong Like A Girl #LikeAGirl

” Like a Girl ” what does that even mean? Like a boss? Like your best? Like you? Bigger? Bolder? Brighter? Faster? Harder? Stronger? Longer? Better? I’ve […]
2015/01/19
American Girl, Grace Thomas, American Girl Giveaway, Giveaway, Girl of the Year 2015

American Girl, Grace Thomas, Giveaway!

Whose little girl doesn’t love an American Girl Doll? Valentine’s Day is in little less than a month and that means time to gift the people […]
2014/12/08
American Girl, Doll, Children's hospital, holiday gift guide 2014, best gifts for girls

American Girl Will Donate a Doll to Children’s Hospital for Every one Bought

Anyone who has been a long time reader of The TRUTH knows that we are big fans of American Girl in our home. Remember the American […]
2014/11/24
Megabloks, barbie, giveaway

The Gift for the Little Girl who Breaks All The Stereotypes

My girls blow my mind on a daily basis. They’re 7 and 9-years-old and it sort of feels like I’m succeeding at this whole mom thing […]
2014/09/05
All about that bass, Meghan Trainor, self-esteem, body issues, raising strong girls

Every Inch of You is Perfect from the Bottom to the Top

Today, I’m all about that Bass. This just makes me smile. I needed this today. My gift to you from me! Just trying to embrace life […]
2014/08/20
GoldieBlox, Raising girls, sponsored, engineering

Learning to Disrupt the Pink with GoldieBlox Giveaway

When I was a little girl, I was raised that little girls did “girl things” like play with baby dolls and Barbie dolls. Boys played with […]