Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Activist

Does media really matter?

As a blogger, speaker, and activist, I often hear from people who do not believe that media and marketing really impact children. These people seem quite certain that children can … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sexualized Media Messages and Our Children

My book, Sexualized Media Messages & Our Children: Teaching Kids to be Smart Critics & Consumers will be released tomorrow, February 28, 2015! This is a practical book with a strong research … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pre-Release Special: Mom says, “My daughter will grow up soon enough!”

So, to all the toymakers and movie producers and TV executives and clothing manufacturers and even adults and peers who want to push my daughter towards adulthood faster than necessary, I say, “Chill!” She will grow up soon enough.

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pre-Release Special: 15 year old girl on importance of community

Amber S. is a fifteen-year-old girl who has a close relationship with her parents and older sister. However, she felt a strong need for a community of her own peers … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Pre-Release Special: Collett Smart

To celebrate the February 28 release of my book, Sexualized Media Messages and Our Children: Teaching Kids to be Smart Critics and Consumers, I’m having a pre-release sharing of some special … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

STEM is for Girls!

Today’s Abilene Christian University & ATEMS (Academy for Technology, Engineering, Math and Science) STEM for Girls event was fun & exciting! A group of 60 middle school girls did hands … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Martin Luther King Jr Day: How will you make a difference?

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment
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