"Raising Kind Daughters" We hear so much about mean girls these days it overshadows the KINDNESS that occurs in many young friendships. This article shares what I've seen as the mom of four daughters, and what the kind-hearted girls I know all have in common.
Growing up is a jungle. Having four daughters, I'm passionate about how young girls today navigate that jungle. We're all familiar with stories of mean girls, cliques, backstabbing, and social media nightmares started by one impulsive picture or post. In a recent article I wrote on teenage depression, the psychiatrist told me about teenagers she sees whose depression got triggered by a single online incident. Peers can cause damage quickly by spreading a rumor or picture through social medi