While social media use has many positives, research shows it can also negatively impact girls’ confidence, self-esteem, and body image. As parents, it’s important to know the risks and best practices of social media engagement.
I can still remember shaving my legs for the first time. I was 12, at summer camp and it was a group activity. We all laid towels down on the floor, passed around a can of ‘old spice’ shaving cream one of us had snatched from our father’s cabinet, and carefully glided our disposable razors up our legs.