Since this blog has attracted a lot of new readers lately, I thought it was important to go back and revisit the idea of sexualization. I talk about it a … Continue reading →
I was teaching a class not long ago on the sexualization of women in the media and how it impacts children and adolescents. While discussing how media’s pressure on girls … Continue reading →
If you read the review or information about the book Cinderella Ate my Daughter, you may be wondering, are princesses really that bad? Are they evil? Is it wrong to … Continue reading →
Using social media and word of mouth, adolescents and caring adults can work together to fight for their rights and advocate against companies that put a bulls-eye on their childhood.
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” — Dr. Seuss (The Lorax) As the mother of three children and a … Continue reading →
In the post linked below, Amy Jussel of Shaping Youth shows how New Moon Girls has come up with a virtual sticker, similar to those I advocated in the post … Continue reading →