Ice Skating

February Break: Boston Style

I’m pretty sure that all Boston public school kids are excited to be on vacation this week. They get to stay up really late and not worry about waking up early the next morning to go to school. They also get to do whatever they…

Kesha

Tik Tok

If you haven’t already heard pop artist Ke$ha’s new song “Tik Tok”, it probably won’t be too long before you do. My guess is that if this song isn’t already number one, it’s bound to get there soon. I hear this song about 5 times…

Water Intoxication

Water Intoxication

I’m sure you’ve been told to “drink eight 8 oz. glasses of water every day” thousands of times, but has anyone ever told you to be aware of the amount of water that you’re drinking? What happens if you drink too much water? After reading an…

Cyber Tipline

2010 Girl 2 Girl Conference

This past Sunday, Erica, Emily and I had the opportunity of giving a workshop presentation on Staying Safe in Cyberspace, at the 2010 Annual Girl 2 Girl Conference at Simmons College. This is an amazing event that includes many interesting workshops for young women which are organized…

Love Your Body

Valentine’s Day: Love Your Body!

It’s February 1st, and Valentine’s Day is just two weeks away. This morning I received an e-mail that had a really awesome pdf attached, titled “20 Ways to Love Your Body” (compiled by Margo Maine, Ph.D. and distributed by the National Eating Disorders Association) that…

Ban Bullying

Ban Bullying

In the recent case of the South Hadley teen who allegedly was tormented by mean girls at her school, bullying had grave consequences. According to media reports, this 15 year old girl was the target of not one, but many girls who apparently made it…

Help Haiti Rise

Help Haiti Rise

The earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12th had a magnitude of 7.0, and took the lives of more than an estimated 100,000 people. Haiti’s telephone system collapsed and communication of any kind is limited. Many people still do not know the condition of their family…

Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Mondays’ are the hardest days; back to school, back to work, back to reality. Feeling a little low or sad after vacation is completely normal. Your body and mind were on a break, and now you’re expected to just jump back into the swing of…