Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Cyberbullying: Boys vs Girls

My guest post today is from Collett Smart of Family Smart. Collett provides positive solutions for families in all different areas.   Collett has been working with children and their … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Glamour-vs-Greatness: What’s a girl to do?

From the Archives: A post examining the gender stereotypes that are often presented to children. Girls are promoted glamour while boys are sold on greatness. So I was shopping with … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · 8 Comments

From the Trenches: 8th grade boy on Hip Hop and Female Objectification

One of my readers, an 8th grade boy who is a hip hop fan, wrote to me about how he sees women being portrayed in music videos. He makes some … Continue reading

March 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Porn & Pop Culture: A Deadly Combination

The following article is cross-posted with permission from Beauty Redefined and was written by Lexie Kite.  Lexie argues that pop culture has adopted the features of pornography to such a … Continue reading

March 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

Pretty Girls and Emotionally Mute Boys: Disney Heros and Heroines

I’ve written a few posts lately about both Disney Princesses and the danger for children of gender stereotyping. One of the things that I find most disturbing about gender stereotyping … Continue reading

February 9, 2011 · Leave a comment
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