Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

The Perfect Body, as Illustrated by Olympic Athletes » Sociological Images

  The Perfect Body, as Illustrated by Olympic Athletes » Sociological Images. This amazing pictorial shared by Dr. Lisa Wade of Occidental College from the website Sociological Images is thought-provoking. … Continue reading

March 12, 2011 · 7 Comments

Identity and Conformity: A Great Book for 4-10 Year Olds

My nine-year-old daughter brought home A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon  from the school library. We read it with my youngest daughter, who then just had to share it … Continue reading

March 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

Combating the Thin Ideal

As reported on Pigtail Pals, this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week. Melissa Wardy’s posts got me thinking about the Thin Ideal and Muscular Ideal and how we can … Continue reading

February 24, 2011 · Leave a comment
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