Empowering events for girls and their caregivers this October

Over the last few years, I’ve been very passionate about sharing community events in our city that foster positive self-esteem, confidence and empowerment for girls. We are so fortunate to have such a diverse range of programs, and events for pre-adolescent, adolescent girls and their caregivers in our community! Below is a list of empowering […]

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Celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10th

Human rights- a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person. As a blogger and digital influencer in the community, I often get sent press releases on local events, fundraisers and things that are going on in our city. I don’t always share every single press release I’m sent because sometimes it simply […]

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Coquitlam Centre hosted #BeYouGirl private event for 100 girls between the ages of 9-16

Coquitlam Centre and Big Brothers Big sisters Canada celebrated the uniqueness of every girl across Canada with free, interactive  events on Saturdays  this past September. The activities all aimed at empowering young women who are coming of age to help them increase their self-esteem, and overall confidence.  “Coquitlam Centre strives to play an integral role […]

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Sevenoaks Shopping Centre hosts Be You Girl Event on Saturday September 17th

 As most of you are aware I’m an advocate for healthy self-esteem, body confidence and overall positive well-being. This blog was created to inspire others to create a life that feels good on the inside, because I struggled with very low self-worth, self-esteem, and my mental well-being as a child/adolescent wasn’t healthy. After I had my […]

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Inspire Confidence in the young girls in your life-host a Dove Self-Esteem Workshop

This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca, with Loblaws/Real Canadian Superstore and Dove #InspireConfidence sponsored program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. When I was an adolescent I woke up every day feeling insecure. I was ashamed of […]

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Win a pair of tickets to the first annual Sparkle Fundraiser

The Sparkle Project is a movement that seeks to inspire and equip young girls aged 8-17 to lead healthy, self-confident, and successful lives, so they can explore their passions and share their sparkle. In Canada, over 50% of girls say they wish they were someone else (Source: Canadian Women’s Foundation). But research has shown that […]

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Make a date to make a difference with One Girl Can

  Education. It’s something I took for granted for a large part of my adolescence. Skipping class, and receiving low grades was something I felt proud of. The more classes I missed, the cooler I felt. Being a “cool kid” in my insecure, ignorant perspective, meant proving to the rest that being educated wasn’t important. […]

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Nurturing your tween

My nine -year- old daughter is slow to wake up these days. Her once, energetic, early rising in the morning has suddenly come to a halt.  It’s like pulling teeth trying to get her out of bed and she sleeps at 9pm!  Her body is growing, and changing. As a result, she needs the extra […]

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Sole Girls 5km Fun Run Sunday May 24th

I hope you can join my family and I as we run, skip, walk and hop, the first annual 5 km Sole Girls Fun run on Sunday May 24th at Deer Lake park in Burnaby. Each kilometre mark will host an activity or obstacle course ( hopscotch, high fives, 3 legged races, dance and more) brought to life by the sole awesome media and community partners. Proceeds from the event will support the Amanda Todd Legacy Foundation and the Sole Girls Scholarship Fund.

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Teaching our daughters to love their bodies

One of my biggest responsibilities as a mother to three daughters is to teach them how to love their bodies.   We are bombarded with appearance/body images daily. Often times, these images are photoshopped and altered making women and young girls despise their bodies. In fact, this body-hating behavior results in depression, anxiety, low self-esteem […]

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G Day for Girls, November, 02nd, 2014

  G Day for girls is a social movement anchored by day- long events that emphasize self-esteem and leadership for girls ages 10-12. I had the absolute honour of volunteering at G Days inaugural event on April, 28th and my daughter attended the event as well. The both of us had an incredible day and […]

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