Tag Archives: Challenging girls
“I wanted them to be like children, playing outside, running and jumping and not sitting inside at a desk,” said Lauren Anderson, who raised the kids in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. “They got to be free, building their bodies, protecting their spirits and minds, and not being pushed or pressured.”
Let’s scrap the idea that girls need to dress a certain way to avoid boys getting the “wrong idea”.
Let’s avoid modeling subservient behavior that our daughters believe they must live under the control of a man.
Let’s not teach our girls that their lives don’t matter compared to that of a man’s.
Let’s stop preparing our girls to be victims of sexual and domestic assaults.
Let’s teach our girls to be bad asses and take the world by storm and be anything they want to be and to be strong enough to reject criticism.
Let’s stop asking five year old girls, “Do you have a boyfriend?”