She Can Laugh comes directly from the Bible verse, Proverbs 31:25: “She is clothed in strength and dignity; she can laugh without fear for the future.” Needless to say, that is where the inspiration to start this website came from!
The ideas and planning started during the summer of 2014, and one year later, SheCanLaugh was launched! Now it's been up and running for a few years, and it's constantly changing and being added to!
Why was it so important to start SheCanLaugh? During all of our own personal struggles in college and life in general, we decided we wanted girls like us to have a safe place to come to when they need inspiration, prayers, and to know that God loves them. So here you go, friends! This place is as much for you as it is for us! Use it, help each other learn, and always let us know if there is something you would like to hear more of on the website!
We have some promises that we keep for this website so that everyone can enjoy and feel safe when visiting:
1. Everything on this website is looked over by us; nothing that is inappropriate or offensive will make its way onto this site by us. That means no swearing, no inappropriate videos, or anything that would be against the Catholic Church. We ask that you all do the same as well with comments and such. We promise that we do out research and read through every article before posting it to the site. That being said, each of our personally written articles hold our own opinions and views, although we would argue that our views reflect those of the Catholic Church as well.
2. This website holds the teachings and views of the Catholic Church, and all of the biblical references are from the Catholic Bible. While we do gear all of our articles and content toward Catholic opinions, anyone is welcome here at SheCanLaugh, and we encourage others who are not members of the Catholic Church to check out what we have built here; we think you will find inspiration, ideas, answers, and more, no matter what religion you are! All are welcome in this place (pun intended)!
3. Our personal recommendation for the age of people visiting this website is that they be at least 13 years old. The reason we recommend an age for the site is because we do address controversial topics and issues in today's world (matters in the LGBTQ+ community, abortion, and pre-marital sex, to name a few), and we want content to be age appropriate. We can't stop younger people from visiting, and we certainly won't discourage them from it, but we just wanted to put a warning out there.
4. This website is not just for us--it's for you too! As mentioned above, we want to hear from you and we want to know what you think about SheCanLaugh and its content! We promise to listen just as much as we write, and we promise coming here to learn and observe the world through Catholic girls' perspectives is worth it!
Questions? Feel free to CONTACT us!