I know kids are anxious for school to be out. Hoping parents get some much needed rest and relaxation as well!
We all want to raise healthy, self-confident, well-rounded girls. But the tight grip that the princess culture has on our daughters is scary as they move into adolescence and adulthood. Peggy Orenstein has written extensively on this topic. She offers some suggestions for navigating this culture in an interview with PBS. Expose and engross your daughter in sports, science, math, academics and the arts! Focus on character not appearance. Her value is in who she is, not how she looks!