|Mrs. Idaho 2013 Contestants|
The event was packed with gems that show girls the type of women they can become. They contestants are great examples of strong, intelligent and beautiful human beings.
My wife and I often talk to our girls about how women are portrayed in the media and what kinds of stereotypes they see. These discussions, along with bringing them to events like the Mrs. Idaho United States Pageant, can counteract harmful messages kids get about body image, sexuality, and role models.
One of the best competitors in this vein was Mrs. Idaho United States 2012, Lisa Stoehr. My family had the privilege of getting to know her while she prepared to participate in the Mrs. United States pageant in July 2012 in Las Vegas Nevada.
Mrs. Idaho United States Pageant Provides Positive Role Models for Girls celebritiesandstars.blogspot.com/2013/02/mrs-id…On pageant night 2013, we were graced with the smile, charm and kindness of pageant director Kristen Jones Rossow. A true down-to-earth type, Rossow blends her awesome creativity and business sense with a family-friendly demeanor and program.
— Michael Strickland (@MichaelStrickla) February 26, 2013
Having been a pageant fan for years, following some of Idaho's top winners, including Lindsay Campbell and Christy Coburn Stansell, I decided to take a look at what experts say about the benefits of such competitions. According to pageant expert and personal development coach