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“Like A Girl” was always an ...

“Like A Girl” was always an insult; Always makes it inspiring
Now this is a commercial worthy of viral attention, and it’s exciting to see the change. Always brand is turning “You [insert activity here] like a girl” from an insult to inspiration in this beyond-brilliant commercial by Lauren Greenfield for Leo Burnett agency that defines what being a young, capable, active girl is like. Look at the different responses from the...

8-year-old Girl Turns Idea Into Impact

8-year-old Girl Turns Idea Into Impact
Guest post from Randy & Kate Crafton. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” –Thoreau Genevieve turns nine this year, and she will always be our Peanut. We called her that because at our first ultrasound we had no idea what we were looking at in the picture. Was that a baby or a peanut? The name stuck and our Peanut girl grew...

“How would you be different?”...

“How would you be different?”
Here’s a thought-provoking epiphany from Dustin Hoffman, one of the world’s finest actors, about his experience preparing for his iconic role in Tootsie. I’m thrilled this comes from a male perspective, and it’s important that we fathers of daughters understand the influence we have on our daughters and how it impacts society as a whole and specifically the women...

How To Take An Active Role in Creating M...

How To Take An Active Role in Creating Memories
By day, I am a professional photographer. I’m also a big fan of TED talks. When I saw this brief TED talk come across my subscription queue, watching it was an immediate must. A long time ago in New York City, Steven Addis stood on a corner holding his 1-year-old daughter in his arms, and his wife snapped a photo. That image inspired an annual father-daughter ritual, where Addis...

Father & Husband Helps Heal A Hurti...

Father & Husband Helps Heal A Hurting Heart
Up until the age of 11, I had the perfect dad. I was the youngest of seven children, a “surprise” to my parents who had me relatively late in life. When my mom was pregnant with me, her youngest was age 10 and her oldest was 20 and getting married. Because it’s a lot easier to spoil one child than it is to spoil six, I had a completely different childhood than my siblings. Because...

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