Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Pink and Blue Toy Aisles Part 2: Messages about girls and boys

A lot of people are making a big deal out of Target’s plan to get rid of gender coded toy aisles. I have to ask, what’s the deal with the … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Media and Children: It’s not all about the parent

Parenting is not done in a vacuum. Many people will say, “That toy/show/stereotype really isn’t that big of a deal. If children have good parents, then they will be fine.” … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · 11 Comments

Positive Activism: Create, talk back, make your voice heard

If you’ve read this blog very often, you know from previous posts that I love fun, creative ways of getting out positive messages and challenging sexualized messages.  I want to … Continue reading

August 15, 2011 · Leave a comment
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