Posts in category "Media"

When You Are Ready

Today’s guest post comes to you from the wonderful Melissa Atkins Wardy.  Melissa and I became friends because of our fierce belief that you ladies are awesome and deserve so much more than the world gives you credit for sometimes!  Melissa’s post today is written as a letter to her daughter, Amelia, who is 5... Read more »

Fashion Lasts A Day, An Education Lasts A Lifetime!

by Daniel Scogin Everywhere you look there is a strong focus on fashion; Magazines, Reality TV, even competitions such as Project Runway!  Being a fan of fashion I do enjoy keeping up to date on the latest trends, but I am not going to let it rule my life.  There are so many more important... Read more »

New Advertisements Feature Strong Women

In the past few days, I’ve been noticing some awesome commercials featuring strong, independent, intelligent women.  This makes me really excited, because the media tends to stereotype both women and men.  Take a peek at the commercials making me smile and tell me what you think!

50 Positively Famous Female Role Models

I know.  I said famous people don’t have a responsibility to be role models.  But that doesn’t mean they can’t be!  So here they are, in no particular order… 50 fabulous women that are famous and admirable!   Remember, just because a woman made this list doesn’t mean she’s perfect.  Katie told us that you... Read more »

Do You Think Celebrities Have a Responsibility to Be Your Role Models?

Do You Think Celebrities Have a Responsibility to Be Your Role Models?
I often hear adults complaining about things that famous teenagers do.  Miley Cyrus is often criticized for her choices; there has been a recent outburst against Eminem and Rihanna’s new video.  I remember hearing similar complaints about pop stars and celebrities as I was growing up.  I also remember questioning those complaints, as I do... Read more »

Which Disney Princess is Your Favorite? Why?

Tiana knows the value of working hard for your dreams.
I’ll admit it.  I grew up on Disney movies.  I love them, in fact.  I even signed up for the Disney Princess Half Marathon this February.  (I’m running with my BFF from first grade — how cool is that?!)  Don’t get me wrong, I get why some “girl power” groups are anti-Disney princess.  Of course it’s... Read more »

Let's Talk Twilight: Is Bella Outside the Girl Box?

While everyone is rushing to the theaters today to see Eclipse, it would be easy to sit here in a Team Edward vs. Team Jacob debate.  Today, I’m more interested in talking about Twilight’s heroine, Bella.  There has been a lot of debate about Bella’s character, and I’ll be the first to admit that she makes me... Read more »