It takes guts

If we saw an uncontrolled or unplanned fire, the vast majority of would us turn and run in the opposite direction. Those that charge forward and take on what can be an unpredictable beast are brave beyond measure and are just flat out gutsy. Who would do such a thing?

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The Force of Friendship

Friendship can be forged during any of life's circumstances; most often when we need it most. This month, we're celebrating Women's History Month by featuring two women whose friendship grew out of a place of challenge and changed the world...

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24 crates. We're 2 years old!

Woot woot! It's our 2nd birthday! This means that GIRLS CAN! CRATE has sent out 24 crates in the last 24 months. This means that the stories of 24 fearless women have been told. This means that little ones have learned 24 times that they too can do BIG things. And 24 times that we have had the privilege of being a part of that experience. 

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Extra! Extra! Read all about Nellie Bly!

Anyone out there ever read the ValueTales books growing up like I did? They were some of my favorite books---stories about real women and men who'd changed our world and the traits that helped them to do that. Heeeyyy....maybe a seed was planted then for GIRLS CAN! CRATE? But I digress...I loved reading those stories. And Nellie Bly's was my favorite. 

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Overcoming Mountains: Celebrating Junko Tabei

During our one year anniversary celebration last September/October, we put out the call to our Facebook community to share with us a fearless female they'd like to see in a crate. This month, we are introducing little ones to the woman who we were introduced to through a Facebook friend. And we could not be more excited for little ones to meet The Independent Mountaineer, Junko Tabei. 

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No shortage of inspiration

Last spring I was with a group of friends and I was telling them about GIRLS CAN! CRATE. One of my friend's husbands asked me, "Do you think you'll eventually run out of women to feature?" I just looked at him for a moment trying to decide what he meant by that question. Was he asking because he didn't believe in what we were doing and honestly thought there

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I'm Callin' Kate, Kristen, Leslie, and Melissa....

It was not Ghostbusters as I remembered it. It wasn't, because it's not a remake. And for that, I'm so so glad. This movie is something different, something more. And something way better.

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