Tags - GIRLS

I cannot put my finger on the exact moment it started with me but I know I was very young. I suffered with “nice” girl disease as early as ages four and five and most likely even younger. I am not sure why I contracted the disease but the possibilities are
doreenb8 · 1834 days ago

Look what I came across this morning, I had to share.   We've seen all the gross headlines, the despicable comments, the way women are portrayed in the media. But what can we do? Do we make a stand or just accept it? Every time I've posted or responded to
Elle · 2122 days ago

Funny, in the month here on the Verge, when we are to talk about the mean girl stereotype I am all done talking. I have lived with it far too long and divorced it from my life. If it is a family member, who is the culprit I have removed them from my life
Marta · 2161 days ago

AN HEARTFELT NOVEL, March 25, 2012 By Marta L. Moran-bishop "M.L. Moran" (Bolton, MA United States) - See all my reviews(REAL NAME) Amazon Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Nowhere Left to Hide (Kindle Edition) "Nowhere Le
Marta · 2280 days ago

As a young teenager Lateefah seemed to be going nowhere. She dropped out of school and was on probation for shoplifting. Then someone offered her a different path. She changed directions and at 19 she took over a women's center helped women and girls find
IntheHeartland · 2351 days ago

I overheard a woman say, “Girls can be SO catty.”The woman she was talking to responded, “They ARE, aren’t they!”It was a lesson my mother taught me. Her point was: “Don’t trust girls, they’re out to hurt you.”This year I discovered how important other wom
IntheHeartland · 2359 days ago

In order to break the cycle of girls growing into women who see their worth in terms of image, we need to talk to them about what really makes them beautiful. Read more about author Lisa Bloom’s advice to women about talking to girls on my Living in the He
IntheHeartland · 2384 days ago

U.S. women talking to Afghan women is an idea far too long in coming. U.S. Marines are undertaking an experiment in Afghanistan. They are embracing the power of women’s work. A few women have been added to duty on the front lines. Read more about this on m
IntheHeartland · 2586 days ago

Barbie’s been a model citizen since 1959. My beef isn’t so much with Barbie as the culture she represents. I’m not tickled pink about gendered merchandising to little girls. Pink and dolls like Barbie have been used to limit girls’ horizons. Pink should be
IntheHeartland · 2627 days ago

There's a Whale in the Room For the last two years, I have taught a class called Food & Culture at my little university. I love this course for so many reasons, one of which is that I strive to teach my students about what is basic nutrition to me, bu
Rebecca · 2683 days ago

    In my last post I discussed one of America's dirty little secrets. Human trafficking, a form of human slavery, occurs daily across our country. Our nation's highway system makes it easy to transport girls as young as 12 just about anywhere
IntheHeartland · 2760 days ago

  Slavery is not dead in America. Human trafficking - forcing people to work against their will - is the second-largest criminal industry in the world; illegal sale of drugs is first. The money raised by trafficking girls for sex is used to purchase
IntheHeartland · 2769 days ago

How would you react if you 16-year-old daughter said she was going to sail around the world on her own? That's what Jessica Watson told her parents. Jessica recently became the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe solo, nonstop and unassisted when
IntheHeartland · 2940 days ago

there I said it... I admitted it... I am a soccer mom I think it was during the last presidential election campaign that it was reported that moms don't want to be seen/ referred to as "soccer moms". I guess this is because the term carries with it some
like_a_Girl · 3035 days ago

When you meet someone who was destined for a specific purpose, you know it. Mimi Hughes is a 53-year-old woman who swims with a purpose. From the Drava to the Danube, she's made her watermark: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimi_Hughes This spring, Mimi's
Scritch · 3075 days ago