If you are needing an activity that will be a hit with the 16-18 year olds...try speed- dating. Our church youth were invited by another group to do this last fall and we had so much fun we decided to do it again with 2 different groups. It takes some planning to find a group that can have both their young men and women participate. I think it adds to the mystery and fun if you can find another high school area to include. You also want to have about the same YM and YW. I teamed up with my…
Mother/Daughter Self-esteem Craft Activity Idea
How do you instill a strong sense of self-esteem in your daughter? As a mother, how do you help her love and recognize all of her good qualities? Dove® and Jess Weiner have teamed up to create a self-esteem toolkit that can help. They want to help encourage the girls in your life to embrace their own unique beauty. The interactive website helps you choose from a variety of activities based on age, your role (i.e. mother, teacher, mentor), number of girls, and what self-esteem topic to focus…
This year Malala celebrates her 17th birthday by traveling to Nigeria to honor the missing girls, and to encourage the government to do more to get them back home. “We cannot sit on the sidelines and let this continue,” she says. “Each of us is responsible. We cannot rest until we have justice and freedom for every girl and every boy.”
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: We Need to Stamp Out Misogyny in Sports
Kudos to basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for speaking up about the importance of stamping out misogyny in sports. Read more in Kareem's own words via TIME. #quote #inspiration #YesAllWomen #basketball
These Girl Scouts truly are golden
Erica Guzman, 18, of Parkville, holds some books in the library that she created for her Girl Scout Gold Star project at ReStart, 918 E. 9th Street, on Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Kansas City, Missouri. the Girl Scout Gold Award, the female equivalent of the Eagle Scout award.