I Refuse to Raise a "Stupid Girl"

What happened to the dreams of a girl president?She's dancing in the video next to 50 CentThey travel in packs of two or threeWith their itsy-bitsy doggies and their teeny-weeny teesWhere, oh where, have the smart people gone?Oh where, oh where could they be?("Stupid Girls" by Pink)...more
It's not just teenage girls.  There are women out there, (bloggers included) who feel the need ...more

Enough with blaming Media for your Purging Teen...

It's been eons since I last attempted my favorite Blogoncert with lyrical words to match my renditions of life, family, work and do I dare mention teen girls?  So forigive me if my rant seems a little like a rage......more

Battleship Steel: Or, What I Learned This Summer

by Olga Statz ...more

Palin: Abstinence Is/Is Not The Answer

There’s a lot of fuss and TV coverage (Today Show, GMA) about Bristol Palin… she’s the new teen ambassador for the Candie’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to preventing teen pregnancy through abstinence.  Bristol is the 18-year-old daughter of Governor Sarah Palin.  And surprise… most of the fuss is about Bristol contradicting herself  (Katie Couric was nowhere close to this one).  As the Candie’s ambassador, she is promoting abstinence.  But in an ...more

Tween Girls Say #1 Fear is Parents Will Die

“Afraid My Parent(s) Will Die” is the Number 1 Fear of AllyKatzz.com tween girls, based on results from a new AllyKatzz.com poll ... (239 girls ages 9-15 years old,  93% are 10-14). TOP 3 from the Girls' "Scares Me" List:    79% are scared of their parents dying 75% are afraid of being raped 74% are scared of being kidnapped ...more