Raising Girls

5 Ways To Practice Body Positivity

5 Ways To Practice Body Positivity

No matter how old, smart, or talented someone may be, body image is something that a lot of people struggle with.  Being comfortable in your own skin is not easy, especially when the media is constantly feeding you messages saying you're not good enough. One way to combat this is to practice body positivity. Changing your perspective and looking at your body in a positive light rather than a negative one will help you love yourself more and be more confident. We've come up with a few ways for you to practice body positivity.

Gift Guide: 16 Books, Movies, & Songs To Teach Girls Courage

Gift Guide: 16 Books, Movies, & Songs To Teach Girls Courage

What exactly does it mean to have courage? We talk about it fairly often, but sometimes it's nice to have a gentle reminder of what it means to be courageous. Books, songs, and movies can be great ways to help teach courage and encourage girls to apply their own skills. We've come up with a list of some of our favorite things to teach courage.

What Does Courage Look Like?

What Does Courage Look Like?

There is not one single look of courage, rather, many different shapes and sizes. We've compiled a list of different girls that can be seen as the faces of courage. While there are certainly many more, we feel as though these girls (from different time periods) have shown what it means to be a strong, courageous idea girl.

5 Easy Ways To Be An Includer

5 Easy Ways To Be An Includer

Being an includer can be extremely difficult. It takes a lot of courage to go against the pack and include someone when they’re feeling left out. But when you do muster up enough courage to include others, you make a lasting impression and could even make someone’s day. We’ve come up with a few simple ideas to help you gather the courage to be an includer.

6 Kind "Pranks" To Do This April Cool's Day

6 Kind "Pranks" To Do This April Cool's Day

You probably read this title and thought to yourself, "what in the world is April Cool's Day?!" Well, you see, there's this little thing called April Fool's Day that occurs every April 1st. Everyone likes a good joke once in a while, but it seems like most of the pranks on April Fool's Day are mean or involve tricking someone. We decided to take the spirit of the day and make it better for everyone involved. Instead of being a fool, be cool. Read on for some fun but kind "pranks" to pull this April Cool's Day.