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Announcing Our Blogger of the Month for June!
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@cute-cupcake-girl!

Way to go, @cute-cupcake-girl! You are the iTwixie Blogger of the Month for June! After 200 hundered votes, you edged out the other Bloggers and are this month’s winner! Way to go! Now, just send your parents’ home mailing address to us (info at itwixie dot com) and we’ll send a special prize to you! You rock!

Calling all iTwixie girls: be sure to read each other’s blogs and see how they can spark your to write your own blogs! Maybe YOU will be our next Blogger of the Month!

How the New Blogger of the Month Works
For each month in 2017, our iTwixie Team will choose 5 girls to be featured in a vote for Blogger of the Month. Then we all get to vote for who we think ought to win. The winner will get a prize! Once you’ve won Blogger of the Month, you will need to wait a year before getting another chance to be featured in the vote, so that more girls get the chance to win. Sound fun?

Get blogging and voting and maybe YOU will be our next Blogger of the Month!

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Vote for Blogger of the Month for June
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When you read what girls write, how do you feel? More powerful? Less alone? Curious? Stronger?

We feel like girls can empower girls, just by sharing their stories. What are yours? No matter what’s going on in your world, it’s good to share it. That’s why iTwixie bloggers ROCK! And that’s why we give out a Blogger of the Month award to recognize your unique, awesome voices! We think the world should join us and #ListenToGirls!!! And so now it’s time to Vote for the Blogger of the Month for June!

How iTwixie’s Blogger of the Month Works
Each month, the iTwixie Team presents five bloggers as candidates for Blogger of the Month. And then YOU vote for the winner. We make sure there’s a new winner each month. It’s our way of recognizing the cool bloggers that make iTwixie so cool.

Check out these amazing bloggers and then vote for your fave! We’ll announce the winner next week: @cookiegirl373 @cute-cupcake-girl @thunderbird @bettyeyb1 @lily-avery

Who should be no the list for next month? Tell us in the comments section below!

Here are the bloggers up for vote for June, so vote now!

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30 Reasons Why
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Happy 30 Reasons Why June!

All June long we’ll come up with 30 reasons why we stand up for girlhood. You in? Stay tuned! And add your reason why, too. We want to hear from you!

Here’s to standing up for girls. GIRLS ROCK! Here are some girls in history who celebrate their birthdays all June long. Check them out! A full year of birthdays is available in our Birthday Club! Check it out!
1st June
Julie Campbell, 1908 – American Author & Literary Agent
Hazel Dickens, 1935 – US Feminist, Activist, Bluegrass Singer
Katerina Gogou, 1940 – Greek Anarchist Poet
2nd June
Dorothy West, 1907 – African American Writer
Lotte Reiniger, 1899 – German Film Director and Animator
Ruth Atkinson, 1918 – Canadian/American Cartoonist
Kathryn Tucker Windham, 1918 – Alabama Storyteller
Betty Freeman, 1921 – US Photographer & Philanthropist
June Callwood, 1924 – Canadian Journalist & Social Activist
3rd June
Rosa Chacel, 1898 – Spanish Writer and Feminist
Memphis Minnie, 1897 – American Singer-Songwriter
Eleanor Coade, 1733 – British Businesswoman
4th June
Miina Sillanpää, 1866 – Finnish Member of Parliament
Sadie Bonnell, 1888 – British WW1 Ambulance Driver
Mabel Lucie Attwell, 1879 – British Illustrator
Alla Nazimova, 1879 – Crimean American Actress & Producer
5th June
Ruth Benedict, 1887 – American anthropologist and folklorist
Elena Piscopia, 1646 – Italian Philosopher and PhD
Laurali Rose Wright, 1939 – Canadian Author
6th June
Sarah Parker Remond, 1826 – African American Physician & Abolitionist
Eliza Orzeszkowa, 1841 – Polish Writer
Ninette de Valois, 1898 – Irish Dancer and Choreographer
7th June
Virginia Apgar, 1909 – American Anaesthesiologist
Amelia Edwards, 1831 – British Writer & Egyptologist
Elizabeth Bowen, 1899 – Irish Writer
Marion Post, 1910 – American Photographer
8th June
Charlotte Scott, 1858 – British Mathematician and Educator
Alicia Stott, 1860 – Irish Mathematician
Marguerite Yourcenar, 1903 – Belgian Novelist & Essayist
9th June
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1836 – British Physician & Feminist
Helen Marot, 1865 – American Social Reformer
Bertha von Suttner, 1843 – Austrian Nobel Peace prize winner
Phyllis Ann Wallace, Black American Economist and Activist
10th June
Hattie McDaniel, 1895 – 1st African American Oscar winner
Rebecca Latimer Felton, 1835 – 1st female American Senator
Lin Huiyin, 1904 – Chinese Architect and Writer
11th June 
Julia Margaret Cameron, 1815 – British Photographer
Millicent Fawcett, 1847 – British Suffragist and Reformer
Jeanette Rankin, 1880 – 1st woman in the US Congress
Angela Forbes, 1876 – original Forces Sweetheart
12th June
Eva Crane, 1912 – British Bee Scientist
Anne Frank, 1929 – German/Dutch Diarist
Harriet Martineau, 1802 – British Sociologist and Writer
Djuna Barnes, 1892 – American Writer and Illustrator
Margherita Hack, 1922 – Italian Astrophysicist & Activist
13th June
Chrystal Macmillan, 1872 – Scottish lawyer, feminist & pacifist
Dorothy L. Sayers, 1893 – British Writer and Humanist
Jeanne-Claude, 1935 – Moroccan Environmental Artist
14th June
Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811 – American Author
Margaret Bourke-White, 1904 – American Photographer
Winifred Lubell, 1914 – American Illustrator and Activist
15th June
Hilda Terry, 1914 – American Cartoonist
Margaret Ives Abbott, 1876 – American Olympic Golfer
Olga Erteszek, 1916 – Polish American Fashion Designer
16th June
Barbara McClintock, 1902 – US Nobel Prize winning Geneticist
Bessie Rayner Parkes, 1829 – British Feminist & Campaigner
Mary Katherine Goddard, 1738 – US Publisher & Postmistress
Natalia Goncharova, 1881 – Russian Avant-garde Artist
17th June
Ruth Wakefield, 1903 – US Inventor of Chocolate Chip Cookie
Susan La Flesche, 1865 – Native American Doctor & Reformer
Flora Finch, 1867 – UK/USA Actress, Comedian & Producer
18th June
Sylvia Porter, 1913 – American Economist and Journalist
Ann Mara, 1929 – US Businesswoman & “1st Lady of Football”
19th June
Laura Z. Hobson, 1900 – American Writer
Pauline Kael, 1919 – American Film Critic
Merata Mita, 1942 - Māori Film Maker and Activist
20th June
Helen Miller Shepard, 1868 – American Philanthropist
Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, 1786 – French Poet
Zelda Mishkovsky, 1914 – Israeli Poet
Helena Rasiowa, 1917 – Polish Mathematician
21st June
Benazir Bhutto, 1953 – Pakistani Prime Minister
Clara Immerwahr, 1870 – German Chemist
Daisy Turner, 1883 – African American Storyteller and Poet
Mary McCarthy, 1912 – American Writer and Political Activist
22nd June
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1906 – American Author & Aviator
Cicely Saunders, 1918 – British founder of the Hospice
​​Katherine Dunham, 1909 – African American Dancer, Choreographer & Activist
Octavia Butler, 1947 – African American Science Fiction Writer
23rd June
Anna Akhmatova, 1889 – Russian Poet
Winifred Holtby, 1898 - English novelist and journalist
Wilma Rudolph, 1940 – African American Athlete
24th June
Pearl Witherington, 1914 – British SOE Agent
Mary Wesley, 1912 – British Novelist
Mildred Ladner Thompson, 1918 – American Journalist
Margaret Olley, 1923 – Australian Artist
Joan Clarke, 1917 – British Linguist & cryptanalyst
25th June
Virginia Lacy Jones, 1912 – African American Librarian
Celia Franca, 1921 – Director of Canadian National Ballet
Dorothy Gilman, 1923 – American Mystery Author
26th June
Pearl S. Buck, 1892 – American Writer
Violette Szabo, 1921 -  French-British WW2 secret agent
Dorothy Fuldheim, 1893 – American Journalist & TV Anchor
27th June
Helen Keller, 1860 – US Deafblind Writer & Lecturer
Guilhermina Suggia, 1885 – Portugese Cellist
Kate Carew, 1869 – American Caricaturist and Interviewer
28th June
Maria Goeppert-Mayer, 1906 - German-American Physicist
Esther Forbes, 1891 – American Pulitzer Prize winning Author
Stefi Geyer, 1888 – Hungarian Violinist & Teacher
29th June
Virginia Pope, 1885 - American Fashion Editor
Julia Lathrop, 1858 – American Social Reformer
Yvonne Lefébure, 1898 – French Pianist and Teacher
30th June
Monica Maurice, 1908 – British Industrialist
Lena Horne, 1917 – American Singer & Civil Rights Activist
Eleanor Ross Taylor, 1920 – American Poet

Together, we are changing the world. Happy 30 Reasons Why June!

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Vote for Blogger of the Month for June
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Congratulations, @sofialovesart! You are our Blogger of the Month for May! Way to go! How do you like this avatar that our digital artist, Lea, made for you? :)

Now it’s time to vote for our Blogger of the Month for June! This June, we asked iTwixie girls to UNPLUG! Did you write? Did you read? Tell us about it! And check out the blogs of the girls below and see who YOU think should be the Blogger of the Month for June! When girls write, the world gets to hear their voice. We need to hear the voices of girls around the world. We make up half of the planet! So ask for and give advice.

Share ideas. Be silly! It’s all amazing! iTwixie bloggers ROCK! That’s why we award a Blogger of the Month each and every month. We want to celebrate your unique and awesome way of looking at the world! Don’t you agree that it’s time that the world stopped to #ListenToGirls? Maybe if more girls shared their ideas, stories and solutions, the world would be a better place. We think so. Don’t you?

If so, get blogging, girls! And get voting!!! Let’s choose our Blogger of the Month for June!

How iTwixie’s Blogger of the Month Works
Each month, iTwixie girls vote for a Blogger of the Month. We make sure there’s a new winner each month. It’s our way of recognizing the cool bloggers that make iTwixie so cool.

Vote for your favorite blogger today!!! We’ll announce the winner next week :) Congratulations again, @sofialovesart!

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Unplug June
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Happy UNPLUG JUNE, girls!

This June, let’s Unplug. Join iTwixie and Unleash our Girl Power! We will become stronger, bolder, smarter and kinder.

Here’s how:
Step 1 - Spend at least 3 hours a day without your phone, computer or TV – totally UNPLUG, girls!

Step 2 - Make your bed every day.

Step 3 - Read Nancy Drew Mystery, THE SECRET OF THE WOODEN LADY by Carolyn Keene with the iTwixie Book Club

Step 4 - Volunteer 20 minutes a week to help someone or some organization.

Step 5 - Go outside! Every day,  do one of these 3 things, outside: run for 10 minutes, play catch for 20 minutes, or do 10 pushups! You choose! Feel like doing something else? Tell us!

Have fun doing these 5 things, girls! Be sure to write about how you feel on your blog, right here in the comments section or anywhere else on iTwixie. Let’s Unplug June and Unleash our Girl Power!

Together we are changing the world.

Now go UNPLUG!

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Vote for Blogger of the Month
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Thank you all for these amazing nominations! Check out the bloggers listed here and then vote for your fave! Someone’s gonna become iTwixie’s Blogger of the Month this week! We’ll announce the winner on Saturday. So get voting, girls! Here are the nominees for iTwixie’s June Blogger of the Month: 

How iTwixie’s Blogger of the Month Works
iTwixie’s bloggers ROCK! Some girls write poems, tips, reviews, or just everyday kinds of funny stuff! Each month, we take nominations for a Blogger of the Month. Then, those bloggers get featured in a vote for a whole week, for the iTwixie Nation to choose that month’s Blogger of the Month. The winner will get an iTwixie t-shirt! How cool, right?!?

Each month, we’ll take care to award a NEW blogger. Sound good? It’s our way of recognizing the cool bloggers that make iTwixie so special. Cannot wait to see who wins Blogger of the Month for June!

Great blogging, everyone! iTwixie girls ROCK!

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It’s SPLISH SPLASH June
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June on iTwixie will have lots of SPLISH AND SPLASH!

From the contest to WIN a dinner for 2 on Father’s Day to a our Summer Book Club Book Battle! There’s all kinds of cool, smart and fun stuffl to do on iTwixie so you can make a huge SPLISH and SPLASH  :)

Plus, don’t forget to nominate girls you know for Green Tween of the Month!

Get ready for this month’s writing prompt for a chance to win Writer of the Month!

And you know we’re always looking for outstanding bloggers for iTwixie’s Blogger of the Month!

Plus, we have a bunch of surprises, too… challenges… STEM stuff and ways for you to be your strongest and best this SPLISH SPLASH JUNE!
Join in all the fun :) :) :) :)

(Photo Credit: steve.garner32)

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