Gender Issues

Private Parts

Talking with kids about private parts.

 

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Let's Talk About Six

 

 

Is six too young to have The Talk? Probably, but it doesn't hurt to try. Check out this wit and wisdom from Moms in Babeland.

 

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Mixed Feelings About Princesses

One parent tries to understand "Princess" culture encouraged by Disney characters.

 

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All the Girls Must Have R2D2

Valentine's Day Cards: crossing the Gender Divide

 

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A 4-year-old's idea of beautiful

A Four Year Old’s Perception of Beauty

What happens when your own child never feels beautiful and obsessively seeks approval for perfection?

 

 

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I Am A Girl, Hear Me Roar

Pink, girls, dolls, bows.  Blue, boys, trucks, dinosoars.  Gendered stereotypes are all around us.  How do you break these gendered characteristics?

 

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Children's Books with a Positive, Feminist Message

"My daughter has asked for books for her birthday. I am trying to find some books that highlight girls/women and all we can do. Or positive messages to help spread love and hope right now. There are so many (and some aren't that on point--Not all Princesses Wear Pink was disappointing)."

Here are what PSP members suggest...

 

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