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Imagine being the middle sister of not one big family, but two! Thirteen-year-old Jenna Ortega can relate to Harley Diaz, the character she plays on Stuck in the Middle, because just like Harley, Jenna has a lot of siblings (five, to be exact)!

And there is never a dull moment in either of her families...

DG: Harley is the “glue” of her family. What’s your role in yours?

You know the one—that annoying voice that says you can’t mess up your gymnastics routine because your teammates will be mad at you, or that you have to get straight A’s. She pushes you to be your best, but sometimes she says things that just aren’t true. When that happens, here’s how to shut her down.

Hi Girls,

We’ve had a lot of comments on the swimsuit article in the April/May issue. Some of you thought it was helpful, but some girls also felt that it made you feel bad or self-conscious about your bodies.  We hope you know that this would NEVER be our intention. If you ever read an article that makes you feel bad in that way, it is not a good article and should be questioned—no matter where it appears.

This year for Mother’s Day, go beyond breakfast in bed. Dust off some old traditions, and create some new ones, too! Here’s how:

Celebrate this Mexican holiday straight into the weekend—sleepover style! Here’s how:  

Have you heard about May 3rd? It’s Teacher Appreciation Day! Say thank you to your favorite teachers with these combo gifts and notes:

Our new survey is up! Come give us your opinions—just click on the following link

You’ll be adding your voice to DG and helping us make it the best magazine ever for girls like you. 

On April 22, start a few good habits you can follow through with all year long. Isn’t the earth worth it? Try these:


Saving doesn’t have to be painful. You just need a plan, a place to save your pennies, and a few tricks to stop yourself when you feel the urge to spend. Try these:

It’s National Library Week! Support your local library by starting a book club with friends. Reading books is just the beginning of what you and your book-loving buds can do.  


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