my life got about a thousand times better once i stopped censoring myself

and by censoring i don’t mean i suddenly embraced indiscriminate swearing; i mean i stopped trying to sugarcoat my past or my feelings; i stopped lying by omission; i stopped having guilty pleasures; i began unabashedly enjoying whatever i liked; i became very honest; i cut out of my life poisonous people and negative ideals, and i am so, so much happier for it

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Tired of finding nothing for girls in the toy aisle but a sea of pink princess stuff? GOLDIEBLOX is the brainchild of Stanford engineer Debbie Sterling, who just last year got funding for the company through a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign raking in more than $285,000. The company says, “We believe that femininity is strong and girls will build the future — literally.” Sterling believes that building toys develop special skills and get kids interested in engineering and science. Some more exciting news for GoldieBlox: It is in the running to win a Super Bowl commercial spot as part of Intuit’s Small Business Big Game contest. You can vote for GoldieBlox here.

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I wish I had one of these when I was a kid! :-D


GoldieBlox is a construction toy + book series starring Goldie, the kid inventor who loves to build.

Our Girls Need Goldie

My name is Debbie and I’m a Stanford engineer. When I was a little girl, I thought the word, “engineering” was nerdy and intimidating and just for boys. I’ve since…

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