4,000 girls have participated in Amarillo's Girl Power event throughout its five years.
etting aside girl time isn't always an easy task for
Lupe Mobley and her daughter Carlee, but the duo made an exception Saturday for Girl Power.
oming home and having to tend to everything else
," Mobley said.
e don't get the time to usually spend together
, and I
just think this is a great event that others should know about."
event didn't leave any room for boys because it
focused on moms and their daughters.
ou can just go around and ask these girls
re you having fun?
'" Event Coordinator Maegan Seymour said.
hey always have these big smiles on their faces.
It's just a good time to connect with their mothers, and just have that one-on-one time."
peakers talked about the importance of internet safety, nutrition, self-esteem and many new topics hitting this generation of young girls
, but there was also plenty of time for fun and games.
he fun things are when we
are getting your hair done, and when we get to see the author of Don't Call Me Cookie," Carlee said.
Vanessa Pasiadis was included in this year's event that left Carlee and many other girls with a few good lessons learned.
hat you and your mom need to do a good example, and that your daughter needs to tell you what's happening and what's wrong
, and not tell lies," Carlee said.
this year they also reached out to rural communities to get an even bigger turn-out.