Gender Resources for Parents
“Superhero Play in the Early Childhood Classroom: Issues in Banning Play from the Classroom” – Issues in Banning Play from the Classroom
“Raising Cain: Boys in Focus” – Interview with some of the most important experts on boys in America today.
“Understanding And Raising Boys” – Identifying the needs of boys
“Anti-princess branding beyond the bandwagon”
“The Beauty of Strong Girls: When self-expression gives way to self-doubt, a little support can help.”
“The Disney Princess Divide: the Next Mommy Wars?”
“Disney Princess versions of-real-heroines expose culture of absurdity”
“Early Gender Socialization” Published by Unicef
“Five Ways Parents Can Reduce Gender Stereotyping in Children”
“Why Does Gender Matter?”
“Always #LikeAGirl” –
A provocative 3 minute video that demonstrates how “Like A Girl” has sadly become an insult. Let’s say “Like A Girl” and mean “powerful.” Teacher Susan loves this video.
“BAM! Boys Advocacy and Mentoring”
– A thoughtful organization that offers “strengths-based boys groups, workshops for adults, and boys group guidebook we are guiding the current generation of boys toward becoming a future generation of relationally skilled men.” Susan took a workshop from the leaders of BAM! and has lots of respect for their work. Teacher Susan’s son participated in one of these boys groups and loved it.