You Can Be Anything + Ways to Encourage #PlayAdvocates

You Can Be Anything + Ways to Encourage Barbie has had over 155 careers since she was “born” from Mermaid to Movie Star, Pet Vet to Police Officer, Fashionista to Fairy Princess and everything in between. No other toy represents so many different careers. As a Girl Guide leader I’m always teaching the girls that… Read More »

Help Your Child to Be Super #BeSuper

As a Girl Guide leader, part of our program involves teaching the girls that they are special, unique, important, empowered and super in every way. Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada enables girls to be confident, resourceful and courageous, and to make a difference in the world. – Vision Whether it’s with the Girl Guides… Read More »

Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse Contest

Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse is an online animated show featuring Barbie, Ken and their friends that is set up like a reality show with the characters having asides where they talk into the camera. It’s actually pretty funny and it has me laughing out loud while watching it on Netflix with my daughters. The… Read More »

Barbie My Dreams: Express Your Style Contest

Reminiscing About Barbies My girls have style and I let them express it as best as they can. They’ve dressed themselves since they were 3 and while I don’t always agree with their choices, I try to bite my tongue. Who am I to critique their sense of fashion and style? I can readily admit… Read More »

Be The Voice: Instilling Values in Our Girls #BarbieICanBe

I deal with the challenge of showing girls that they are important, smart and special all the time. Not only do I have two daughters of my own but I am a Girl Guide Leader. I work with Sparks (Ages 5-6), Brownies (ages 7-8) AND Guides (Ages 9-11.) In fact the National Service Project for… Read More »