Category Archives: I. for Girls

7 Steps to Raising Intuitive Eaters

Angela Youngs, PsyD Teach hunger/fullness cues.Throughout the day, especially during meal and snack times, prompt your children to check in with their bodies. Are they hungry? How do they know? What signals do their bodies send to them to alert them of hunger? How hungry are they? How do they know when they’re full? Prompting such

#WomensHistoryMonth Campaign 2019

This past March, to celebrate Women’s History Month, we featured Women Making History across our social media platforms! The women featured are all currently involved in feminist activism and they’re using their voices in unique and inspiring ways. Read on for the full list of women we featured and more information about their work, including

Gratitude Paper Chains

GRATITUDE PAPER CHAINS Create a Gratitude Chain with your family. Use colored paper and pre-write a gratitude prompt on each link. Then, tape the links together and hang the chain. Each day, remove one link – maybe during a family dinner – and everyone can answer that prompt. Some prompt ideas: Name a food, game, friend, trip,

International Day of the Girl 2018

October 11 is International Day of the Girl! October 12 is our celebration, viewing the film Beauty Bites Beast with the filmmaker Ellen Snortland! Join us!   What is your family, classroom or organization doing to celebrate the International Day of the Girl? Perhaps you’ll be joining us for our film night, mini self-defense training,

Body Talk with Friends

Introduction: Our circle of friends is often a safe place to feel included and accepted. We can laugh. We can cry. We can roll our eyes with our friends. What happens when our friendly conversations turn into body bashing–or what I call negative body talk? Ever heard (or made) comments like: “I hate how my

Want to De-Stress?

Chill-Time “Just relax! Easier said than done? Being a teen today you know there is plenty to worry and stress out about. Even so, you can fit some chill-time into your day. Use these tools when you’re stressed out AND BEFORE you get overwhelmed. These tips can help prevent the stress from building up…” Take

What’s Up with Friends?

Here are some cool books about some of the difficult parts of friendships and the ways we are treated by other people. Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write about Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy by Rachel Simmons Respect: A Girl’s Guide to Getting Respect and Dealing when Your Line is Crossed by Courtney Macavinta

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