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  1. 5 Ways to Start a Conversation (and Make a Friend!)

    5 Ways to Start a Conversation (and Make a Friend!) Looking for a few new fabulous friends? They may be just a conversation away. Here are five easy ways to reach out to someone who could be a future BFF. 1.  Pay a compliment. Do you like her style? Say ...

    03/15/2016 - 16:04 - 19 comments

  2. Great Debate Results

    Punishment: What's Most Effective? We asked our reader's what they felt was the most effective form of punishment for them.  We received answers such as chore jar, letting girls choose the punishment, talking it out with parents, and even ...

    03/08/2016 - 15:38 - 13 comments

  3. 5 Boredom Busters for Bag Lunches

    Tired of the same old, same old? Give your lunch a spring makeover with these tasty tips. Play with your PB&J. Swap out regular bread for a croissant, bagel, or tortilla. Skip the jam or jelly, and pile real berries onto your peanut butter. Add sliced ...

    04/08/2016 - 17:03 - 5 comments

  4. Fitting In: How Important Is It to You?

      We asked our readers how they felt about fitting in. Here’s what we learned: ​ Most girls feel they’d have to change themselves to fit in…at least at first.       BUT it is worth it? Girls who’ve tried it say NO. Our readers share their experiences... I ...

    02/25/2016 - 16:17 - 26 comments

  5. Art Contest Runner ups!

    In our February/March issue, we asked you to finish a picture with a cat, a mouse, and a bird.  The winners were published in our October/November issue, but we wanted to share the runners-up, too! Congratulations, and thanks to all the girls who entered. ...

    03/08/2016 - 15:56 - 12 comments

  6. Ultimate Outfit Contest Runner Ups!

       Ultimate Outfit Contest Runner Ups! Here are a few more of our favorite entries from our Holiday Fashion Design contest—we hope you enjoy seeing them as much as we did!  Cute & Comfy Samara, age 11, FL My sisters and I love cute but simple outfits. ...

    03/08/2016 - 17:45 - 10 comments

  7. “Have a Heart” Food Art

    It’s okay to play with your food  sometimes. If you have a heart-shaped cookie cutter (or two or three different-sized ones), use it! Here’s how:   o    Trim crusts off toast, or make a “hearty” sandwich.   o    Fry an egg-stra special   egg. Spray a ...

    03/15/2016 - 15:48 - 8 comments

  8. Hot Popcorn Toppers

    January 19 was National Popcorn Day! But you can warm up any winter’s night with a bowl of hot popcorn. Tell your salt shaker to take a hike, and try one of these toppers instead. Start with 6 to 8 cups of plain popcorn (either from the microwave or the ...

    03/15/2016 - 15:29 - 7 comments

  9. Make-Your-Own Facial Masks

    Give your skin a little extra pampering with a facial mask from ingredients you can find in your home! Directions Wash your face before you put your mask on After you’ve mixed your mask, apply to your forehead nose, cheeks and chin.  Be careful  to avoid ...

    03/15/2016 - 14:32 - 7 comments

  10. NEW Year's Resolutions: How To Make Them Stick!

    Remember last year’s resolution? You were really into it for the first few days—even weeks—but by March, you didn’t give it a second thought. It could be different this year. Girls who were successful are sharing their advice, so you can keep yours too!   ...

    03/15/2016 - 14:20 - 7 comments

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