Despite decades of advancements in gender equality, stereotypes persist in today’s media. From overly sexualized female characters on big and small screens, to rampant stories of misogyny in the daily news, parents are navigating a minefield. How can we teach girls—and boys—to tell truth from fiction?
Good friends are an important support system for kids, particularly when settling into a new environment. There are many ways parents can help to encourage and nurture these growing relationships.