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This quiz is adapted from an American Girl book called, A Smart Girl’s Guide to Friendship Troubles, which I really love and highly recommend you get. Take the quiz now!

Take the ‘True Friend’ Test

 

Girls! We created this quiz to help you get a sense of how healthy your relationship is with YOU because this is the foundation for building healthy relationships with anyone else. Take it now and see how you score! (Adult women can take it, too. Just change the word ‘girls’ to ‘women’ and  ‘boys’ to men in #13 and the words ‘in class’ to ‘at work’ in #19.)

Take the ‘My Relationship with Me’ Quiz

 

BOOKS

The Seven Sacred Rites of Menarche: The Spiritual Journey of the Adolescent Girl by Kristi Meisenbach Boylan

Moon Mother, Moon Daughter: Myths and Rituals that Celebrate a Girl’s Coming-of-Age by Janet Lucy and Terri Allison

Raising Confident Girls: 100 Tips for Parents and Teachers by Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer

Imagine a Woman in Love with Herself by Patricia Lynn Reilly

Life’s Daughter/Death’s Bride by Kathie Carlson

In Her Image: The Unhealed Daughter’s Search for Her Mother by Kathie Carlson

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About Women’s History by Constance Jones

American Girl, A Smart Girl’s Guide to Friendship Troubles by Patti Kelley Criswell and Angela Martini

Girls (8-11):

Girls Rule by Ashley Rice

Real Beauty: 101 Ways to Feel Great About YOU (American Girl) by Therese Kauchak

Real Spirit: Fun ideas for refreshing, relaxing, and staying strong (American Girl) by Elizabeth Chobanian

The Care & Keeping of YOU Journal (American Girl) by Norm Bendell

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Friendship Troubles (American Girl) by Patti Kelley Criswell

Girls (12-17):

33 Things Every Girls Should Know edited by Tonya Bolden

I am an Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler * (Girls & Moms)

The Goddess In Every Girl: Develop Your Teen Feminine Power by M.J. Abadie

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About Women’s History by Constance Jones

What’s Happening

Anea in print:

Anea breaks the taboo surrounding menstration in her Huffington Post Article '9 Things Every Woman Should Know About Menstruation,' which was voted 'most read in 2013' by Canadian Huffington Post. Read the full article here.

Ask Anea

Q. How do I keep my two teenage girls from fighting/competing with one another? -Maureen, Dallas, TX

A. Negative competition is rooted in low self-value. I strongly believe that when we recognize and are happy with our own strengths and talents, we are less likely to feel that we have to compete to be like or better than someone else...

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Worth Knowing

9 Ways We're Screwing Up Our Girls And How We Can Stop
By Anea Bogue

9 Ways is a revolutionary guide for parents and anyone who cares about the well-being of girls. It is dedicated to shedding much-needed light on the root causes of the self-esteem crisis, the ways we are unknowingly contributing to it, and what we can do to ensure that every girl (and future woman) is empowered to live up to her full potential.

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Connecting with Anea

REALgirl® Programs: REALgirl® Empowerment Programs are unique, groundbreaking and innovative programs dedicated to inspiring and guiding girls to discover their 'REAL' (authentic) selves. 2016 Active Programs

Anea introduces: Be a REALgirl®, Not a MEANgirl Anti-bullying Workshops:


  • Raising awareness on "mean girl" behavior and bullying
  • Raising self-esteem to combat bullying
  • Providing tools to create internal and external positive change in girls