For Girls Like You {Giveaway}

UPDATED with Random WINNERS:

Congrats to JHollyhock (aka Jennifer H.) and Jen Robinson

When my kids were 6, 4 and a premature newborn, I thought my hands were full.

Motherhood was so physical. My tired body was in high demand and I needed another arm or two and a super nanny.

Now that my kids are 13, 11 and 6, the physical demand has turned to an emotional one and it’s a different kind of hard.

Lately, I’ve spent a lot of my time focusing on my older children. They need my ear and shoulder, a warm hug (not in public, please) and $10 constantly.

The baby of the family is hardly a baby any more. She’s lost a tooth, can blow a bubblegum bubble and reads books allbyherself. She’s also quite sassy.  I’ve always read good books with my kids and I sensed a need to move past bedtime stories with my youngest and transition into girl time.

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Recently, we started reading For Girls Like You Magazine together. I love the mission behind it:

At For Girls Like You Magazine we are dedicated to exposing girls (age 6-11) to all the things they love (travel, positive role models, creative projects, etc.) without the negative imagery and advertising that often appears in mainstream entertainment. Instead we want every article, interview, and photo to support a Christ-centered system for our young girls. Connect with them on Twitter and Facebook.

My little girl loves it! And as a mom, I feel like a resource like this helps me tell her some of the 7 things I want her to know.

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Today, I’m giving away 2 packs (two winners) that include The Magabook, A Journal and a copy of the Spring 2013 magazine.
Leave a comment with your daughter’s age(s) if you’d like to be entered.

Comments

  1. 152

    Alison says

    This looks like a great resource – and one my girls (8 and 11) would really get into! So much better than the magazines they want to buy…

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    Janet G says

    My just turned 10yr old daughter (sob) would love this! She’s looking to read older books and magazines and its a struggle sometimes to find her appropriate ones that she can read. I think that this would be great for her, especially as she is the only girl in a house full of loud and rowdy boys!

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    Lauren Plummer says

    Yes, yes, yes! I love the focus of that magazine! My daughter is nearly 8…and i would love a tool like that to reach out to her with!

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    Kelly Stroud says

    I have 4, YES I said 4 girls!!! Ages 14, 12, 10, and 6, and love positive influences in their lives!

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    Kristi says

    I am so glad that there is a magazine like this…my daughter is only 5.5mo old but I do help raise my niece who is like a daughter to me and she would love this! She is 11. Thanks for posting this!

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    Angie says

    My daughter turns six in 23 days and reads well on her own. Her older brother receives Clubhouse Magazine and feels left out when the latest edition arrives in our mailbox. I know she would LOVE this magazine! Thank you for offering this.

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    Shannon says

    I have three daughters ages 6,7 and 8. I have never heard of this magazine but it sounds really awesome. Thanks for sharing and doing this!

  8. 174

    Rachel says

    This is great! I’ve never heard of this before, and it would be great for my daughter who is turning 6 this fall. She is growing up too fast!

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    melanie says

    Our daughters are 6 and one that is turning 11 on Friday…. We love the Highlights magazines, but to have a magazine designed especially for girls interests in mind would be great! =)

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    Jenna says

    My first comment on your blog, although I read every post! We have nothing like this in Ireland, it looks great! My daughter is 7 :)

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    Jodi says

    I can’t believe I haven’t heard of this magazine before! My girls, 6 and 5 would really enjoy this magazine!

  12. 180

    Megan Haun says

    I have a ten year old daughter who loves to read…thanks for the opportunity to enter and win!

  13. 183

    Rachel says

    Sounds like a wonderful magazine! My daughter, Jenny, is 7 years old and I’d love for her to win! She loves crafts and all thngs girlly!

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    Courtney says

    My daughter is almost 7, and I have another right behind her who will turn 4 in less than a month :) We are always searching for these sorts of things – the influence of this world on our girls is so strong!!

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    says

    My daughter is 8 years old. She would love this. I try to do a Big Breakfast with Mom (that’s what I call it) and we have used different prayer journals or devotion books together. This might be something nice for this time together.

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    Kristen says

    My daughter turns 10 in September and I have been collecting good resources like this as part of her gift. She would love this magazine! Thank you for the opportunity!

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    Jaime Millar says

    What a wonderful idea in this crazy world we live it!!! My baby girl (who sadly is not a baby anymore) is 7 would LOVE this!!!!

  18. 194

    Bethany Duell says

    Me, me me! I have 3 girls ages 7, 4, and 1. I would love to start using this with them.

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    Katie says

    I’ve recently felt the need to start hunting for positive, encouraging, Christ-centered reading for my daughter. She is 6, and we would love to give this a try!

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    Jami says

    We have 3 girls – ages 8 (will be 9 in July), 7, and 2. We SO need some positive resources right now! We were just talking the other night about trying to find some really good literature to use with them throughout the summer and into the next school year (I’m going to start homeschooling). Thanks for the opportunity to possibly win!

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    Cristy says

    My oldest is 7 and I have a 5 and 3 year old (all girls) as well. This sounds like it would be perfect and we’d definitely use it for years to come!

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    Linda says

    thank you for this wonderful opportunity and thank you for working hard to make a positive impact on women and young girls so they will continue to be Christ followers. Our daughter is 10.

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    Rashelle says

    My daughter is 5, soon to be 6. Would love to have this on hand. Would make great story time reading together. Thank you.

  24. 214

    becca h says

    What a great magazine! My daughter turns 7 next week and loves reading so I would love to give her something uplifting to read!

  25. 216

    Amantha says

    I am so excited a magazine like this is available! Thank you so much for the opportunity to win it.

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    April says

    My daughter’s are 9 (10 in June, tear!) and 15! This would be such a blessing for them! God bless you for being such a blessing to so many!

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    Susan says

    Looks great! My daughters are ages 23,15,13,7,7,6, and 2 1/2. I think a few of them hit the correct target age;)

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    April Harrison says

    Oh this magazine sounds great! My oldest daughter loves to read and would be over the moon if something came in the mail just for her! My girls’ ages are 8, 5, and 5.

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    Nicola says

    So wish there was something like this available in the UK. My daughter is 8 and I’d love to find something like this to inspire her over here.

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    Nicole says

    My daughters are 7 and 10 and would LOVE this!! Thank you for all you do :) You are such a blessing

  31. 238

    Nicole says

    My almost-7-year old girl would love this. She loves reading the articles in her Bible for Girls. :-)

  32. 241

    Melanie Moen says

    I have 3 daughters, two of whom are in this age group! I don’t know this magazine, but it looks fantastic!!

  33. 249

    Angela says

    My 7 year old girl reads everything she can get her hands on. This would be great for her!

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    says

    We have four girls, ages 14, 10, 8, and 7 (three biological daughters, one from Ethiopia). Love the vision of this magazine, plus the diversity portrayed. :)

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    Clairey says

    I’m always looking for positive girl influences for my four girls, sounds like this would be great! My girls are 11,8,5 and 9 months.

  36. 254

    Darby says

    another wonderful give-away – kristen – you always just seem to KNOW!
    i’ve got two beauties – 11 and 9 – i homeschool and am so blessed to walk these years so closely with them – would love this as a resource….

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    Kristine Furman says

    I always appreciate girl time with my 10 year old daughter and my 10 year old step-daughter. It isn’t easy to find age appropriate activities for them, especially when they are in such a hurry to grow up.

    -A busy Mom of 7 trying to hang on to the last moments of my girls’ childhood…..13 is right around the corner for us….Yikes!!!

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    says

    My girls love mail! And they’d all enjoy this magazine! 4 girls…ages 8, 6.5, 5 and a 2yo who wants to do everything her big sisters do!

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    Bonnie H. says

    This looks like a great magazine. I have daughters that are 5 and 11 that would love this.

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    Angela says

    What a great opportunity! My daughter is 11, I would love to share this with her. Thanks!

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    Lindsay says

    My daughter is only 4 but they sound like amazing magazines! I have older nieces that it would be great for too, what an awesome giveaway!

  42. 269

    Heather M says

    This is awesome! Even if I don’t win, I’m going to check this out. Love wholesome influences!

    Mine are 8 and 6. Thanks!

    Heather

  43. 272

    Nofi Natalia says

    My girls are 7 & 5 years old. I never heard about this magazine before but it looks much better than the ones on the market.

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    Lisa Kanagy says

    This magazine sounds great and just what my girl(s) need and would so enjoy. they are 9 & 11 – thanks for the offer

  45. 277

    Angel says

    my daughter is 12 so too old but I am a leader for our troop American Heritage Girls, a christian scouting group for girls. I have already sent the magaizine link to our coordinators but I would love to have a copy to show other moms at our meetings for them to possible get for their girls

  46. 281

    Amber says

    Thank you for sharing tools to connect with our daughters! Myy daughter is 7 and I would love to share this with her!

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    Len Brown says

    Refreshing concept! I have 2 girls, ages 9 and 11. Can you spell D R A M A?!! Also have 4 nieces coming along who would benefit too.

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    Sharon Adams says

    My daughter is 8 and we just adopted her from Haiti and she has been home 2 months. Am excited to learn of something positive like this for her, thank you for telling us about it!

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    Alyson Ferren says

    Emma is 9, almost to double digits!!!! This looks like an amazing thing for us to do together!!!

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    Laurie says

    We have 6 kids and one angel above. Oldest is 23 …5 girls and 1 boy. Youngest two who are both adopted from Chnan and are 5 mo apart 10.5 and 11yr and I am sure they would really love something like this . Love your blog and enjoy the emails as well :o)

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    Christin says

    This is amazing.. I love to find resources like this..thank you!! My daughter will be 3 in a few weeks!!

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    Sharon Keane says

    My little girl just turned 6 and LOVES to read and loves Jesus! I also have a 3 year old daughter :)

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    Renee says

    My daugthers are 7 and 10 and I’d love to expose them to all of the fun it looks like this magazine holds, without worrying about the inappropriate images and materialistic brain washing. I’m fairly hard-core… my poor babies don’t even get to watch the Disney channel!

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