Technology is ubiquitous in our world today. Toddlers are handed cell phones or tablets designed especially for them, tweens have their own cell phones before they even enter middle school, … Continue reading
Today I want to share a fun activity that you can use to raise a child’s literacy around media and marketing AND make a statement to corporations or stores about … Continue reading
I have argued against girls needing pink, “girlie” LEGO since Friends was released. Because girls need the chance to build, learn, and create, not to be reminded that they are … Continue reading
I’m so excited to be a part of Hardy Girls Healthy Women’s Parenting Series again this year! They have developed a great line up of resources for parents this year. … Continue reading
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
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
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.