Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Positive Pick: Girl Power Toolkit Provides Inspiration and Critical Thinking Tips

I’ve talked about 7wonderlicious in my positive picks before. But, Ines has outdone herself this time with the wonderful Girl Power Toolkit. This toolkit contains three complimentary components that build … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · 2 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

Positive Picks: Finally, Girls as Agents!

In my last post I shared a disheartening objectified ad campaign at a chain store that targets adolescents. On Friday’s I like to share positive picks, so today I wanted … Continue reading

August 12, 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

Positive Pick: Redefine Girly

I’ve written lately about some not so great products and messages, about how media aimed at children tends to do some heavy-duty gender stereotyping. Boys are shown as being aggressive … Continue reading

June 3, 2011 · 6 Comments

Standing up for Children: Hardy Girls Healthy Women

Several recent research studies have confirmed the fact that our children are being bombarded with sexualized and gendered messages. A recent study (McCabe, Fairchild, Grauerholz, Pescosolido, & Tope, 2011) examined … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Positive Activism: Make an Ad to Make a Point to Candies

I told you about this creative activism campaign and the companies involved in previous posts. The Candie’s ad campaign contest ends today, so please go online and make an ad … Continue reading

May 9, 2011 · Leave a comment
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