role models

  1. Books

    Why the new Batgirl is the perfect superhero for your kid

    DC has heard our pleas for a tougher, less boob-alicious superhero and they've answered with a Batgirl redesign. She's younger,...
  2. Family Fun

    Positive princess role models

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    When your little feminist-in-training is obsessing about a new princess, it may be hard to "Let it go." But here are a few cartoon...
  3. K-12

    Mom mistakes we don't know we're making

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    Things you may consider trivial may be affecting your kids in ways you never intended. From putting yourself down to gossiping (even...
  4. K-12

    What’s wrong with the “fat” word?

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    Kids are bombarded with messages about body size and shape from an early age, and this can come from home as well as from different...
  5. K-12

    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,...
  6. Parenting

    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.
  7. Parenting

    6 Fictional role models for teen girls

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    While young women should ideally turn to real people when it comes to role models, it’s inevitable that most tweens and teens are...
  8. Entertainment

    Top 10 empowering Hollywood women

    It seems like we always hear about the "bad girls" in Hollywood, but let's not forget about these talented and inspirational leading...
  9. K-12

    Role models for your daughter: The women of Black History Month

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    These four black women opened doors for young girls around the nation. To honor Black History Month, introduce your child to these...
  10. K-12

    Is your child prejudiced?

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    Kids say the darnedest things, it’s true. While most of the time, the comment is innocent or funny, occasionally it’s...
  11. School & Education

    10 Female scientist role models for your daughter

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    Whether your daughter’s favorite subject is physics or she struggles a bit with algebra, sometimes you just want to give her a...
  12. K-12

    Should you look to pro athletes as examples of sportsmanship?

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    They perform almost superhuman feats of athleticism. They win games and championships. They are all over the news and the ads. They...