Eighth graders dating
Cliques get clique-ier, the need to be in power intensifies, and girls can get meaner — and much of this behavior stems from the intense desire to belong, the need to feel powerful, and the conditioning that many girls have to not express their feelings directly.
Some girls function as leaders, others as followers, and the rest live outside the groups.
If there were some sort of draft lottery for future VSB contributors and editors — and future mentors for my daughter — this kid (who I’m assuming is a girl) would be the first pick.
She’d be the Lebron James of future blogger/daughter mentor 8th graders. Not even a Wes Anderson joint, but something you might see as part of a museum exhibit before you head to the dinosaur section.
Girls live their lives online, doing homework, watching TV, and talking to friends simultaneously. “Hormones make many girls feel edgy, crabby, cranky, and teary,” notes Steiner-Adair.
I was really eager to make new friends but keep my old ones.Encourage her to be friends with a wide spectrum of people (without forcing the issue), and always, always assume the best — so will she.” There’s a lot that’s cool about middle school.While much is written about mean girls, it’s important for parents to realize how much fun this time can be socially for their daughters.It’ll also allow me to incorporate “fist bump these hoes” into my general lexicon, as this is a phrase I never knew I’ve always needed in my life until I actually saw it. Weekly updates about all the pop culture, race & politics, Bougie Black People™ shit, and other grand tomfoolery we cover here on VSB. And, although this is a contract created by an 8th grader and apparently signed (!!! Plus early heads up about new tees, new contributors, and our events.