As these, and many more, realizations come to the foreground of my thoughts instead of the background intentions - it also becomes clear to me that modeling these myself teaches more than just telling her these things.Read More
A mother took a book out of her approximately 10 year old daughters hands, then proceeded to berate her:
"The reason your brother can read these books is because his IQ is SO MUCH HIGHER than yours. He's so CRAZY insanely smart he can understand these books. You just can't. You need to go pick out a book that's at your grade-level."
I watched the expression on that little girls face go from excitement to devastation .Read More
How do we raise up mentally + emotionally strong girls? How do we break out of the roles we are built into simply because it’s all the world knows?
I want my daughter to know how strong she is. That she can grow up in a world of possibilities. That is not limited. That she can do, and be, truly anything she wants...Read More