6 Ways to Start Addressing Tragedy with Children

6 Ways to Start Addressing Tragedy with Children

Whether we look at the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey or a mass shooting, tragedy is part of our lives and when we see it on the news it enters our household and becomes a priority to address with our children. How do you manage tragedy in your home?  We may be...
What Does It Mean To Be Beautiful?

What Does It Mean To Be Beautiful?

Beautiful is a word we use to describe many things. A Sunset or Mountain top covered with Snow. Whatever is beautiful in your eyes might be different in another’s. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. When it comes to children they use movie stars or models to be...
The Masks Children Wear

The Masks Children Wear

The Masks Children Wear  When we think of a child wearing a mask, most of the time we think fun; make believe, Halloween, or Mardi Gras. Pretending and using their imagination. Wearing a mask can also be something that protects us.  It can be a way of coping...
A Mirror is more than a reflection

A Mirror is more than a reflection

nWhat does a mirror signify to your daughter? For me as a young girl, it signified the negative appearance and thoughts I carried with me each day. The mirror was something I avoided. For today’s young girls the mirror is not the only reflection she has of herself....
6 Simple Questions to Prevent Cyberbullying

6 Simple Questions to Prevent Cyberbullying

It’s Teen Tech Week and with so many different forms of technology at teen’s fingers, it’s more important than ever to be informed of how they use them. More teens are using technology to express negative feelings, predominantly anger, and the backlash from this is...

Spring Break/ Easter

Family dynamics are tricky, but it’s important to appreciate your family’s quirks and treat your time together as a wonderful opportunity to relax and renew, rather as a source of stress. Whether you’re taking a trip or remaining home for a stay-cation, we’ve put...
Empowering our girls

Empowering our girls

I was recently listening to a country western song about how boys and girls deal with break ups differently and it got me thinking about the way girls handle hurt and upset. Our children find different ways to cope with pain. A girls sensitivity to pain comes from...
Looking Forward to an Awesome New Year!

Looking Forward to an Awesome New Year!

It’s almost the end of 2017 and I’m so excited for 2018 with so many new things in place. In 2017 we had the opportunity to meet and empower more girls in the ChatterGirls way and we’ve now reached over 100 graduates! We teamed up with a local youth center to train...
Choosing the right camp for your daughter

Choosing the right camp for your daughter

There are many summer camp offerings ever year. How to choose which one is best for your child? Is one better than the other or are they all just the same? Here are some ideas to consider when choosing a camp. Parents need to decide what is best for your child. They...