In light of #METoo and in the interest of strengthening our girls’ voices, these 7 tips are a great place to start. Number 2 should give us all pause to think about who WE could mentor each and every day. While we all know the influence parents have on their children, as our kids get older, the adults in their lives who are NOT their parents matter a great deal. Young people need a mentor and there are so many ways this can happen. Is there a pre-teen or teenage girl you interact with on a regular basis? Babysitter? Niece? Neighbor? Lift them up; make sure they know they matter!
And middle school is a key time to start!
picture above as seen in Washington Post.