Happiness is an Inside Job

What If She Never

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If we added up all of the time we wasted on worrying about our appearance, our weight, and the ways we were lacking, what could we do with those extra minutes, hours, or even days? We may never be able to get those precious moments back, but we can help the next generation of girls […]

Workout Because You Love Your Body…Not Because You Hate It

Motivation is a positive thing…fuel it with love.

There is no doubt that love is a great motivator. Since time began people have accomplished great feats, and have been motivated to achieve greatness… all in the name of love. Our love for God can see us through tough times Our love for our families can inspire us to make great sacrifices Our love […]

Protecting Girls From the High Cost of Beauty

What you must know about the hidden dangers lurking in your home!


As adolescent girls begin their journey to womanhood, the desire to be beautiful often firmly takes root, giving them more than a passive interest in the latest cosmetic trends. Perhaps this is why adolescent and teenage girls tend to use more personal care and beauty products than any other age group. Shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, […]

The Best Gift You Will Ever Give Your Daughter

She Thinks You are Beautiful...don't ever tell her differently.

“Dear Mum, I was seven when I discovered that you were fat, ugly and horrible. Up until that point I had believed that you were beautiful – in every sense of the word… But all of that changed when, one night, we were dressed up for a party and you said to me, ”Look at […]

Living A Natural Lifestyle – Is It Even Worth It?

Is Living a Healthy Lifestyle Worth It?

  Living a natural lifestyle isn’t the easy way to go. It isn’t the quickest way, and it often isn’t the cheapest. Life today is complicated, busy, and expensive. I don’t know very many people who have an excess of both time and money, and when it comes to a more organic and earthy existence, […]

Why Can’t You Just Be Yourself?

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Just be yourself…it’s easy right? Don’t worry about what others think. Ignore peer pressure. Do what you feel is right regardless of what anyone says. Stand up for what you believe in… You have heard it, and at one point in time, you have probably said it to someone else. It is a simple concept […]

Raising Girls Who Think

Raising Girls Who Think

There is a lot happening in our world right now, and unfortunately much of it is divisive, controversial, and debatable. It is hard to determine what is real, tough to know who to trust, and difficult to sort fact from fiction. As mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and mentors, we have a great responsibility and opportunity to […]

The 3 Things Every Mother Must Teach Her Daughter About Her Health

Empower the girls in your life with the knowledge that they can lead healthy and happy lives. Give them the gift of hope by showing them that anxiety, depression, pain, and frustration do not have to be a way of life.

When we are young, we tend to associate health with whatever adults tell us that it is. Our mothers tell us to eat our vegetables, our dentists tell us to brush our teeth, and our doctors give us medicine when we are sick. As adults are in charge of helping us learn and grow, this […]

How We Are Raising Our Daughters to Be Clueless…and It’s Killing Them

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As women, most of us want to be respected, empowered, and valued for more than just the way we look. I don’t know a single woman who wants to be seen as clueless. The very word evokes images of air headed and naive behavior that just doesn’t match our culture of fierce and fabulous women…women […]