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Mom of Girls - Tips for Raising Good Citizens Edition
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Welcome to the Raising Good Citizens Edition!

This political season has sparked many family conversations about our government, election process, and our rights and duties as American citizens. It's also made us talk more about what makes a good citizen.

These conversations inspired this month's newsletter.

Please let me know what you think and what you'd like to see highlighted next. I want to be sure this adds value to your inbox, not clutter, :-).

Here's to raising civically-minded, inspired girls,

Towanda

 
Here are 4 Tips for Raising Your Child to be a Responsible Citizen
Join the Mom of Girls Book Club!

In January we'll be kicking off our book club with President of the Whole Sixth Grade.  Read more about the club and be sure to register for updates. Hope you and your girls join us.
 
SCHOLARSHIP ALERT
I am REALLY looking forward to seeing Hidden Figures next year, and to find out they are offering scholarships for girls in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) just made it better!

Scholarship applications will be accepted until December 10th. Oh yeah, the scholarship categories are segmented for juniors and professionals, :-).

Good Luck!
Zendaya interviewing FLOTUS Michelle Obama for Teen Vogue. #GirlPower #LetGirlsLearn

 
#GIRLBOSS

Meet Kenzie Hinson, the tween who founded and operates the Make A Difference Food Pantry in North Carolina. She started serving about 30 people at a church fellowship hall. Now she serves more than 1200 families from a rented space. Talk about being a good citizen, :-)! 

 

The Secret to Youth Moral Development 

This Psychology Today article gives great tips for motivating young people to volunteer and get involved in community projects. I love that it includes interviews from young people, offering firsthand feedback. Definitely worth a read...
There's a section on being a good citizen in our ebook, too! Download it free and get tips on this and other topics.
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