Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Objectification: Body Image and Young Children

Body Image Issues: 6-Year-Old Girl Worries She Is Fat – ABC News. In the article linked above, a six-year-old girl talks about needing to lose weight and a group of … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 5 Comments

On the Journey: Learning to Embrace Your Past

This week-end I had the opportunity to spend some time with a group of women who spend their time nurturing, supporting and encouraging adolescent girls. As a gift to them, … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · 2 Comments

Positive Pick: Encouraging Healthy Eating

Our family has been using the Today I Ate a Rainbow Chart and we are loving it! The Rainbow Kit comes with a chart like the one pictured above, 4 sets … Continue reading

August 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Healthy Sexuality and Children

How To Model Healthy Sexuality for Our Daughters : Ms Magazine Blog. In the article linked above, Joyce McFadden, psychoanalyst and author of Your Daughter’s Bedroom: Insights for Raising Confident Women, shares … Continue reading

July 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teens Under Stress

As we discuss the concept of objectification, I will try to provide some ideas for helping children and adolescents cope with the pressures that they encounter. One of my favorite … Continue reading

July 1, 2011 · Leave a comment
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