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Girlz 4 Christ Says Girls are Important!

Becoming a magazine editor takes years of hard work, starting out as the intern getting coffee for all the bigwigs, right? Not so! I became a magazine editor, but my story is a little different. When I was 17 years old, I became a magazine article writer. Was I told that I was too young?…

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how to set amazing goals

How to change your habits

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ~ Aristotle Ever wonder why we do the things we do? For example, we know that vegetables are healthy, so why do we reach for junk food? We know we could be more productive of we stopped checking messages every few minutes,…

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Yellowberry

19 year old designs a bra that doesn’t scream sex and builds her own company

Hello! My name is Megan Grassell, and I am 19-years-old from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. I recently started my own company, Yellowberry. Yellowberry started after I went shopping for bras with my younger sister, Mary Margaret, who was 13 at the time. We went to the mall to purchase her very first ones, but couldn’t find…

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archery girl

Eliminate these 3 things to fast track your dream

As a new year begins, the tendency for a lot of people is to add something new to their plate. A new goal, a new routine, a new hobby, etc. What most people fail to do is eliminate some of the not-so-good stuff first. In order to move forward with any goal, you need get…

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astronaut girl

Fast track your dreams in 2015

My daughter’s 10th grade English class was given the assignment to write a letter to someone that inspires them. This past week I received 3 letters. One from my daughter and 2 from her classmates – all of them focused on Girls Can’t WHAT playing a huge part in helping them realize that dreams are limitless and they can…

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first female helicopter pilot

Born with pink bootees!

I was born on April 18, 1934 … yes, I’m very old … and wise … but still mad at the world to have been born to wear pink bootees. I was born on my brother’s 6th birthday and he wanted a horse so this set the relationship that continues today. By age 10, I…

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Thumb broken. Need your help

Thumb broken. Need your help.

As I mentioned over on the Girls Can’t WHAT? Facebook page, I had surgery on my thumb a few weeks ago. I am currently starting week 8/10 with my hand in a cast. This makes it very difficult to type and of course draw new Girls Can’t WHAT? characters for the shop. But that hasn’t stopped…

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Pema Donyo Author

Teen author seeks to promote strong female heroes in fiction

About a year ago, I was watching the movie Jack Reacher, eating some buttered popcorn, admiring Tom Cruise’s fake-fighting skills … and then something clicked – where were the female thriller heroes? I’d just finished reading The Bourne Identity around the same time. While I love thriller novels, overall the genre has a lack of…

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back pack

Un-freaking-believable…

This was my status update on my Facebook page yesterday. It was a personal story and it got such a huge response from friends and family that I thought I would expand on it here. My Status Un-freaking-believable. I was out walking Lola and I saw a black case at the edge of the road.…

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Free Coloring Pages for Girls

Free Coloring Pages for Girls

Free coloring pages for girls are now available at Girls Can’t WHAT?! We are so excited to announce this as so many of you have requested we add coloring pages. These are great for girl scout meetings, church groups, classrooms and more. Print your favorite coloring pages and share them with your friends. You can…

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girls mentoring program

How to start a girls mentoring program

As the founder of Girls Can’t WHAT?, I am frequently asked about the best way to start a girls mentoring program. First, I’d like to say that there can never be too many organizations that support girls. The need for positive role models and guidance is big enough for everyone to get involved. Here are…

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craziest thing

This might be the craziest thing I’ve ever done…

Last month I almost quit. Since I started Girls Can’t WHAT? 2005, there have been a lot of sites pop up that have pretty much been copycats of what I’ve done. It’s flattering and all but I feel like all we’ve done is collectively saturate the market with cute stories, feminist news and lots of…

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