Oversexualized Children’s Characters: Is Disney Representing the LGBT Community to children too Early or is it a way of Normalizing the Culture?


Disney’s over-sexualized characters have been a sensitive topic – one that continues to ruffle some feathers. But  what is a good blog piece without ruffling some feathers or that doesn’t talk about controversy? My son A.J and I watch Andi Mack every Friday night; it’s absolute bonding time for us. We eat Cheese Its and chips. We bring blankets and pillows, the whole nine yards! … Continue reading Oversexualized Children’s Characters: Is Disney Representing the LGBT Community to children too Early or is it a way of Normalizing the Culture?

Let Girls Learn: Michelle Obama’s New Initiative To Keep Girls In School


Let’s go girls! Sophia Bush, Rapper Missy Elliot, Queen Latifah, songwriter Diane Warren will all join the First Lady to discuss Let Girls Learn, Obama’s new initiative to encourage girls to stay in school. The Let Girls Learn initiative seeks to break barriers to education for girls since around 63 million girls around the world are not in school. These women are making a difference by … Continue reading Let Girls Learn: Michelle Obama’s New Initiative To Keep Girls In School

Redshirting: does it work? Education Professionals Share Their Views on Keeping Children Back from Kindergarten


At one point, if parents so much as thought that their child would be held back in school, it wouldn’t have been a pretty picture. Apparently, the idea of holding children back has expanded in meaning over the years and has become an increasingly popular trend for parents of preschool aged children who prefer them to be the oldest in their classes–This term for this is redshirting. Continue reading Redshirting: does it work? Education Professionals Share Their Views on Keeping Children Back from Kindergarten