Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

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

Sexy, Super Skinny and Searching for Love: The Kids are Watching WHAT?!

A study just released by the Institute on Gender in Media echoes the research that I and Beauty Redefined do, but could be shocking for many readers who haven’t spent their free time critically analyzing kids’ media options! And we’re not talking about pop culture choices you’ve never heard of – we’re referring to the most popular G-rated movies and TV shows from Disney, Fox, Nickelodeon, you name it. Read on to find out what the kids are watching, how it may be affecting them, and what you can do to make a difference for good in a media-filled world in need of light!

April 18, 2011 · 2 Comments
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