Being targeted by bullies is a sad reality for millions of kids each year, boys and girls, though girls are more likely to engage in social alienation, and, increasingly, cyberbullying. A local research team has created a program for girls that is proving effective in reducing bullying. University of Cincinnati Director of Research & Evaluation, Dr.
Kiki Magazine is a publication for girls who love life, appreciate creativity, and recognize good ideas. Contributors to the magazine are professional women with a wide range of disciplines. Each issue of the magazine offers seven separate "departments" that blend style and artistry with knowledge and creativity.
On July 27 Kiki Magazine is sponsoring Kiki Live! an all-day workshop for girls ages 8-14 who want to build self-confidence and creativity through fashion design. The workshop, which will be held at Seven Hills School, features unique sessions and activities developed to entertain, enrich, and empower.
News Director Maryanne Zeleznik, proud mother of a young girl, spoke recently with Ana Homayoun, author of the recently released book The Myth of the Perfect Girl: Helping Our Daughters Find Authentic Success and Happiness in School and Life. The book makes the case that in our achievement driven, success at any cost lifestyle, even for junior high and high school girls, that the stresses of being the best, or seen as the best, is costing them to lose sight of their true identity. As author Susan Shapiro said of the book, "A smart, funny and engaging study on how to give girls the tools to figure out what they really want - and how to get it. A must-read for girls, mothers, educators and anybody who wants to understand half the population."