January 23, 2018

‘Bossy’ should be least of our worries


By Julie Samrick When a girl takes the lead she’s often called bossy, yet when a boy’s bossy he’s seen as a leader, so say influential American women such as Facebook COO Sharon Sandberg, Girl Scouts USA CEO Anna Marie Chavez and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. In a recent piece to discuss the… Read more

Self-Esteem and “Real Beauty”


By Julie Samrick I was really tall in elementary school, which made me feel really awkward about my appearance.  I still remember one boy saying to me, “You’re the biggest girl in 4th grade!” He only said it one time but his words stung for a long time because they hit an insecurity of mine. It’s amazing… Read more

Office Depot Partners With Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ Campaign for Back to School Shopping


“Office Depot is proud to announce a partnership with Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, that is dedicated to empowering youth and inspiring bravery,” the company wrote in a recent press release. “The partnership, kicking off during the back-to-school season, will provide students, parents, and… Read more

Sugar Frosted “Fat?”

image from TIME

Tony the Tiger turns 62 this year and artist Ron English parodies popular cereal brands like “Sugar Frosted Flakes” to stress how bad eating sugary breakfast foods is for kids’ health. He’s gotten in trouble for replacing his fake boxes of cereals, with pudgy tigers and leprechauns, for the real boxes in grocery stores.  Read… Read more