daughters

  1. School Age Kids

    Say no to princesses: Strong role models for girls

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    Today's little princesses don't have to wait for their knight in shining armor. These amazing women — celebrities, athletes,...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    10 Mighty women every girl should know

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    Get to know the influential, inspiring women who aren't found in most of our schools' history books.
  3. Super Moms Guide

    My 3-year-old dislikes her hair

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    My biracial daughter loves the blonde version of Disney's Rapunzel. She expresses dislike for her own curly brown hair, wishing she...
  4. Books

    10 Mother-daughter reads that are perfect for a book club

    Books can be great discussion starters, so why not start a book club — whether formal or informal — with your own daughter? We have...
  5. Family Activities

    How to start a mother-daughter book club

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    You already love your book club with your mama friends — why not start one that includes your girls as well? Grab some of your...
  6. Mom & Dad

    Why I gave up shaving my legs

    When I became a mom, I started caring a little less about how I looked. Last year, I even gave up shaving my legs. While there’s...
  7. School Age Kids

    Raising girls: Just one of the boys

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    As soon as our daughter Meg was able to express her feelings and interests clearly, around age four, she gravitated towards...
  8. School Age Kids

    Raising girls: When kindergarten and 3rd grade collide

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    For the first time in their lives, my daughters Janie and Meg are attending the same school — as a 3rd grader and a kindergartener,...
  9. Child Development & Health

    10 Tips for taking your daughter to get her ears pierced

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    Whether she's been begging to have her ears pierced since her BFF got hers done a few months ago or you're taking your baby girl to...
  10. School Age Kids

    Raising girls: The clothing wars

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    As a mom who loves fashion herself, having two girls is the best — there are times when I wish I could have a wardrobe like theirs!...
  11. Toys and Play

    Mom seeks equality in Lego minifigures

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    A daughter’s wish for more female Lego minifigures spurred her mom into forming a very popular online petition. Melissa contends...
  12. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Raising girls: Nobody told me they'd be so different

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    One of the biggest shocks in my parenting career has to be the moment when I realized that my daughters, now ages 8 and 5, are...
  13. School Age Kids

    Raising girls: Teaching them to be good sisters

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    One of the most challenging parenting lessons I've learned in the past eight years of my mom career has been navigating the choppy...
  14. Books

    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: The Shared Wisdom of Mothers and Daughters by Alexandra Stoddard

    Alexandra Stoddard's The Shared Wisdom of Mothers and Daughters is a book of inspirational advice as well as a celebration of what...
  15. Mom & Dad

    Raising girls: Take a backseat to Daddy

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    It didn't take long for me to realize that one of the best gifts I could give my daughters was to nurture their relationship with...
  16. School Age Kids

    I am a girl and I am fierce

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    Everyone has encountered the big B. She’s a popular caricature in today’s modern culture — she smokes cigars with the guys, drops...
  17. Age by Age

    Raising girls: Why we say no to playground kissing

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    It seems innocent enough — a kiss on the playground — but there's something about it that makes my heart wrench as a mom of two...
  18. School Age Kids

    Growing up glamorous: Your daughter's first pair of heels

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    She's been begging you for a pair since she was old enough to dig through your closet, pull out your shiniest pair of stilettos and...
  19. School Age Kids

    Raising girls: "They told me Legos are just for boys"

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    With two daughters who have never put gender labels on toys or activities — from superheroes to dolls — this shattered me. What was...
  20. Tweens, Teens & College

    Eating disorders on campus: Why you should talk to your teen

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    You discussed campus safety issues and concerns with your college student, but did you ever think to talk about healthy eating...