How taking healthy risks in life helped me succeed!

A Guest Blog by Megan Alexander, national news correspondent for Inside Edition I’ve always enjoyed taking on a challenge, but that doesn’t mean I always succeed at everything I try. I have come to really appreciate my failures, because most of the time, they’ve led to better opportunities and experiences that I wouldn’t have had if I hadn’t failed at the thing I thought I wanted in the first place. This has allowed me to view failure in a completely new way – instead of being []

October VINE

Support Cookies from the Heart on Make a Difference Day On Saturday, October 22, 2016 — Make a Difference Day — Girl []

September VINE

We Need Your Input!   The opportunity catalog lets parents and girls search for troops with open spaces by inputting their zip code []

A Renaissance in Girl Scouting –Great Tips for Sharing the Joy of Scouting in Your Service Unit

Service Unit 655 in Elkridge, MD is experiencing a Girl Scout renaissance. Service Unit Managers Katina Denikos and Maria Moy have been building up the Girl Scout community in Elkridge and advocating for lots of community-wide events for troops. In addition, they are inspiring troops to interact with each other by offering a custom-made patch called The Sisterhood Patch with requirements that include participating in ceremonies, outings, and service projects as well as having older girls working with young girls in various ways. Katina has always []

The Girl Scouts’ Chief Girl Expert On Raising Daughters Who Lead

If you have a daughter, you’re keenly aware of how far society has come with regards to equality between the genders; you’re equally keenly aware of far there is to go. In terms of both progress made and progress yet to come, you can go ahead and thank the Girl Scouts — a 103-year-old organization that teaches leadership to girls through everything from community service to selling cookies. And if you’re going to thank the Girl Scouts generally, you should give Andrea []