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How Social Media Hurts Girls (and How You Can Help)

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We love social media as much as the next person, but there’s no denying that, as great as some of its benefits are, there are some real drawbacks. Specifically, the effect it has on adolescent girls. Research has shown a direct correlation between girls’ Facebook habits (specifically, looking at pictures) and body image. Yikes! But, […]

The Book We Wish We Had When We Were Younger—and How You Can Win It!

The Book We Wish We Had When We Were Younger---and How You Can Win It!

Being a teen can be tough. Heck, being an adult woman can be hard sometimes, especially when it comes to all the crazy pants (and crazy wrong!) messages we get about how we need to look like this and weigh that to be beautiful or even worthy. So when we had the opportunity to work [...]

Have a Teen Girl in Your Life? We Wrote a Book for Her!

Have a Teen Girl in Your Life? We Wrote a Book for Her!

Breaking news out of FBG HQ: A Girl’s Guide to Fitting in Fitness—our very own book—is available for purchase! Zest Books, a publisher of teen nonfiction, came knocking on our FBG doors what seems like forever ago. After careful consideration, by which I mean we jumped up and down shouting “YES! WE’D LOVE TO SPREAD OUR MESSAGE [...]