Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

What gets us attention?

I recently heard a pre-adolescent girl telling another that she likes to wear bikinis to the pool because boys look at her stomach. What she was talking about is the … Continue reading

January 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mature for girls = sexually provocative

So, my 10 year old daughter comes to me the other day and says, “Hey mom, you know how you have a list of the singers whose videos we can … Continue reading

January 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

What is beauty?

The distortion of beauty, as sold by the beauty and advertising industries, is unhealthy for everyone involved.

January 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Why is this important?

Research shows that children spend more than 8 hours a day, on average, watching television. Yes, you read that right, more than 8 hours per day! In fact, some research … Continue reading

January 10, 2010 · Leave a comment
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