Monday, March 30, 2009

You and Your Girl

This weekend Paige, Leah and I went to a You and Your Girl Conference taught by Vicki Courtney. Vicki is a wife, mother, author and speaker who helps parents and teens understand teen culture.



She studies current teen culture and the lies that our teens especially girls are absorbing. Cultures views on fashion, their bodies and what makes them attractive to the opposite sex, etc. She teaches girls truth based on God's Word and she also helps Moms with ideas to navigate and guide our daughters through these years and this culture.


Vicki's communication style is very casual, down to earth and she is not preachy at all. There are a couple of breakout sessions by age so they can talk to the girls honestly based on what they are ready to understand.

If you and your girls have an opportunity to attend one of her events, it will be a true investment in your relationship and will help equip your daughter with tools to stand firm in her faith.

Go check out Vicki's website. She also writes a great blog.




There is a link to her blog on there.

Here are some more pictures from the day. The church where the event took place had beautiful gardens. Leah took these pictures then I took one of her.


11 comments:

Tracy P. said...

Awesome! Yea for all of you!

Brenda said...

I'm so thankful for Godly moms such as yourself, Joy, who aren't so absorbed in themselves that they can't take the time to invest in their daughters. In the world we live in, they just can't go it alone. After all, we don't send our soldiers to war without them first going to bootcamp.

Susan said...

This sounds wonderful. Such a needed ministry. Glad you and your girls got to attend. Thanks for putting up the button and the link.
Susan

Brenda said...

Hope that made sense?!

Joy said...

It makes complete sense Brenda. We've got to equip these girls so they won't fall for the traps and lies that are being set before them every day.

Joy

Tiffany said...

Myself and several ladies from the church attended Vicki's Your Girl conference a few years back. It was for mom's only - and I would love to go back to one of the conferences and take the girls, too.

Good for you taking time to invest in your daughters!

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Pam said...

I'm so pleased that certain women have felt the burden to put these type of conferences and workshops together. I am thankful for a godly mother who made sure my sis and I attended many similar workshops during our teen years. Things have changed a bit since the days I attended similar things, but even back then it was a needed message for young ladies to hear the biblical view of woman hood and femininity. So proud of you Joy for taking the opportunities to help your daughter enrich her walk with Christ.

Cicero Sings said...

What a neat thing for Moms and daughters to do ... a neat outing all around.

Keeper of the Skies Wife said...

What a great conference!!! I had to read books to learn when my girls were growing up! Those are some hard impressionable years!

Charity Childs-Gevero said...

Hey...that's great Joy! :)

I can't lie...I'm glad I have a son and not a girl... "WHEW!!!!" Girls are sooo hard to raise!!!!