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Maybe you've heard that divorce, moving and giving birth are the very most stressful times a family can face. Well, that list is missing one important thing...

5 Ideas for Father's Day Weekend Activities with your Daughter

One of the most special relationships your Go Girl! will have is the one she has with her dad. With many dads working long hours and girls with full calendars of activities, it can be a challenge finding time to spend together. To help build a better bond as a dad of daughters, we’d like to share 5 father-daughter activities our #Dadvocates and #GoGirls will enjoy! The following activities are focused in the Oakland area, but don’t let that stop you!  Whether you are a dad, or a maddie (a mom that feels or identifies more like a daddy!) create your own adventures with your Go Girl! this Father's Day weekend...and beyond...

The Best Father's Day Gift: Show up as a DADvocate for your Daughter

Dadvocate: a dad of a daughter who believes without question that she is the leader we've all been waiting for.  

You have an amazing daughter.  You can’t believe how lucky you are to be her dad.  You want to make sure that she has everything she needs to be happy, safe, and fulfilled in her life.  You are a Dadvocate and these are the 25 things you are doing as her papa to help your daughter become a total badass:  

Together We Rise - Alliance for Girls 5th Annual Conference

Gender Bias is Hijacking Our Girls’ Right to Lead. What To Do:

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I won't take my kids to the Women's March. I'm doing this instead...

What if your child has special needs? What if you do? What if your child is young or you are worried about safety in a crowd or you feel like most folks marching do not represent your kind of feminism? There are lots of ways to "march" with your young kids without actually marching. Say yes to what you CAN do. Here are a few possibilities....

Talking to White Girls about Racial Justice

MLK Day is as good a time as any to talk to your daughter about racial justice.  This is a brief guide for all of you raising white girls to take center stage in a complex and unjust world.  

Looking for more ways to make a difference? Consider investing locally.

Hey, investors!  Yes, you.  Yes, seriously...I am talking to you.  

You are an investor.

You have a 401K, right?  An IRA?  What about a bank account?  Then, you are in investor.  Your money is invested in businesses whom you expect will do responsible things with it in a way that will yield you a healthy enough return so that you can take care of your future self.  

Oh, I'm not interested in politics

This was my answer when asked about my opinion during an election. I saw politics as a sticky, confusing world. An exclusive party I wasn’t invited to. Something foreign that didn’t really impact my life. Politics? Nope. Not for me.

Y’all… I was so wrong. 

44 Days of Yes

It's Time: Welcome to Take Center Stage Week

 It's time.  

If there is one thing that this Election 2016 has taught is that we are all hungry for a new systems, new paradigms, new ways of being together.  

The question is - what do we want that to look like?

44 Days of Yes