This is a vexing question. Watching the interaction between girls in fourth grade during a typical lunch hour, I found myself wondering how girls learned to be so mean to each other. It is not always easy to spot either, as girls tend to take a much more nonverbal approach to meanness than boys do.
It’s easy to have a following when you leave a trail… As a parent I often wonder about the path that each of my daughters might choose as they navigate their way though pre-teen and teenage years. While I cannot always predict their future decisions, I can look at their previous choices, their successes and