All posts tagged "gender stereotypes"
Working Mothers Are Held To A Higher Standard Than Their Childless Peers
Ever since women decided to step into the workplace, we’ve been hearing about their struggle to balance their...
What’s So Wrong With Gender-Neutral Parenting?
If you ever want to induce eye-rolling among contemporary parents, just throw out the term "gender neutral parenting."...
Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Chops Her Hair, People Label Her ‘Tomboy’
I've never given the word "tomboy" much thought 'til now. That's because Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Brad and...
How Pregnancy Changes The Power Dynamic
Lego For Girls Already Exists – It’s Called Lego
In case you were worried about your little girl building imaginary worlds out of primary-colored Lego sets, fear...
Not Sure If Your Son Is Gay? There’s An App For That
Parents who suspect that their son is gay need not do silly things like ask the child or...
Parents’ Stereotypes Make Boys Fear Their Close Male Relationships
Close friendships for girls are pretty culturally acceptable. From kindergarten through high school to well into adulthood, girls...
Boys Only: How To Help My Daughter Face Exclusion
I have four wonderful, amazing and energetic nephews. They range from age three to eleven. I love these...
Do Girly Moms Hate Their Tomboy Daughters?
There's a big debate brewing over a new commercial for Tide detergent that shows a prissy,...
Mommyish Poll: Would You Buy A $2,000 Gendered Bath Tub For Your Kid?
I'm a big fan of author Peggy Orenstein and I visit her blog whenever possible. Today,...
Mommyish Poll: Would You Support The Healthy Media For Youth Act?
Many parents are willing to critique the many media images that their children see in advertisements, television shows,...