Posts Tagged ‘softball’

How to Get Fit and Make Friends

Making friends as a child is a lot easier than making friends once you are an adult. If you’ve moved to a new city, or simply are in need of a new tribe of brunch ladies you may need to be creative to make new friends as an adult.

Fitness is a common denominator perfect for building new friendships! Finding a group of people who enjoy the same types of things you do is the best way to build lasting friendships. This list of ways to get fit and make friends includes great ways to get involved with new people over healthy activities.

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Does your daughter throw like a girl?

Have you ever been told that you “throw like a girl”? An inspiring ad released this summer by Proctor and Gamble poses this question to several pre-teen girls and teenage girls and their answers might surprise, inspire, and depress you all at once.

This #likeagirl campaign also may have an “answer” to any critics or naysayers who still doubt the athletic capabilities of girls and those who like to proliferate the myth that playing any sport “like a girl” is anything to be ashamed of. This answer may come in the superstar softball player Mo’Ne Davis. She is the first girl ever to throw a shut out in the Little League World Series and she is quickly becoming a pop culture phenomena. Here she is demonstrating just how impressive it is to throw like a girl:

What does the phrase “throw like a girl” mean to you or your daughters? Will you use that phrase in an attempt to re-assign meaning to it or ban it from your household as derogatory and negative? 

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