Just like Beyonce says, “Who run the world? GIRLS!” Damn straight, Bey. And I am all about raising my daughter to be a confident, independent, world-changing female. In our house we’ve got lots of awesome and empowering books, from Rosy Riveter to Hunger Games (okay, so Hunger Games is my copy, but she’ll read it one day). We talk about great careers (“You don’t always have to play nurse, doctors can be women, too!”), and we love to sing Katy Perry’s “Roar” at the top of our lungs.
All that stuff is great. But, sometimes, don’t you just want to cozy-up and watch a movie? IMO, there’s nothing better than kicking back and introducing my daughter to classic girl-power flicks. Some of my favorites are from my childhood and I’ve seen them a hundred times; others are newer movies that we’re both seeing for the first time. Watching strong, determined girls on screen is a wonderful way of reminding my daughter that she shares a lot of these qualities, too, and that she can be as fierce as any character in any movie.
Check out this slideshow of the best girl power movies to watch with your daughter, and add them to your list!
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