Media and Tween Girls: Creating a Positive Influence

11 year-olds are getting bikini waxes.  9 year-olds are weight conscious (and some, by this age, have already dieted).  According to a recent survey on Yahoo! Shine, 25% of tweens and teens consider plastic surgery based on what they see on television.  The Girl Scout Research Institute, in talking with tween and teen girls about […]

Tips for Parent’s Who Can’t Unplug

We spend a lot of time talking about how much media our children use…how many hours of TV they watch, how much computer time they use and how many texts they send in an hour.  But, have parents stopped to look at how much time THEY spend on their smart phones and computers?  If they […]