Heroic Girls More Than Cute

Baby Groot

Stella’s Take on “Baby Groot”

Stella took a stab at drawing “Baby Groot” from Guardians of the Galaxy. It was in a thank you note to Ben and Jen Schwartz from Empire’s Comics Vault for the amazing handmade Groot...


Groot Loves Pizza

  So we ordered another pizza from Pizza Guys. Patti put in the order this time and asked if they could draw Rocket Raccoon on the box. Unfortunately, Rocket was beyond the scope of...

Stella Captain Marvel

Stella in New York

Stella: Daddy, is New York another country? Me: No, it’s a state; and in that state is New York City. People call it New York, too. Stella: So it’s real? Me: Yes. Stella: I...


Anya & Stella vs. Action Figures

Anya and Stella demonstrate what girls run into when they try to buy action figures at the store. Notes: Gamora is available as part of one of the two-packs of mini-figures. She is also...

Rocket Raccon

Stella, Rocket and Skottie

I got a Rocket Racoon promotional poster from our local comics shop, Empire’s Comics Vault, the other day. My girls, Anya (9) and Stella (6) have absolutely fallen in love with the Guardians of...

like a girl

Like a Girl

We desperately need messages like this out there to reach girls early and inoculate them against the societal forces that would tear them down.



Frost Blade She was in an explotion at an ice cream shop. She was alive. But she had swalloed 52 ice cubes! She was so cold that one side of her face was covered...

Stella Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel by Stella

Stella wanted to help me with “paperwork” today. I suggested that drawing a superhero would be helpful. She returned a little later with her rendition of Captain Marvel. Eat your heart out Jamie McKelvie.


Of Boys and Princesses

As part of my carpool duties, twice a week I pick up a friend’s boys, Logan* and Wyatt*, from school in addition to my two girls. Logan is Anya’s age (9) and Wyatt is...