Tag Archives: body image

Work hard. Be kind. That is all.

“You’re not good enough.” “You don’t try hard enough.” “You don’t fit in.” These are messages that girls hear not only from society, but often from each other and themselves as well. I volunteer with a Guide and Pathfinder unit … Continue reading

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Special Post: Food, Girls and Body Image

This post was originally published on the Canadian Parents blog, September 20, 2011. We thought it touched upon so many issues that Guiders, parents and girls deal with, that we simply had to ask writer Blake Eligh for permission to … Continue reading

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Growing up too quickly?

When I was a little girl I dabbled in my mom’s make-up, putting on lip-stick while she was getting ready, but I wasn’t allowed to wear make-up until I was well into my teens. Well, according to a recent Toronto … Continue reading

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