As the father and grandfather of a daughter and her baby girl, I'm a huge believer that being active is so important for young women. I've seen first hand how it develops confidence and self-esteem in young ladies, as well as the obvious physical benefits. My daughter, Madison, was involved with dance and ballet at a young age, and then got into cheer leading. It was amazing to watch her turn from a shy little girl, into a wonderful strong woman of leadership, and I have no doubt that being active at a young age was one of the reasons why.
Childhood obesity and encouraging young girls to be active are two issues that are very important to Michael and me. Hopefully the girls I saw running this morning will become role models for other young ladies at their school. I know it made my day!
... Be Great Today!