Sunday, February 28, 2021

Facebook responding to concerns about site promoting eating disorders

This guest post provided by Heidi_PsyD from Popular social networking site, Facebook has taken swift action, responding this week to concerns about the site’s link to eating disorders in teens. Facebook is working with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) to ensure safety on the site, which is frequented by teens and those vulnerable […]

From Barbie to Bieber: The Land of Girls

This guest post provided by Dr. Dana from The bedroom of a 5th grade girl is filled with signs of idolatry: the altar to Justin Bieber; the anthems of adolescence which pulse through speakers, a story of transition from girl to woman, as narrated by Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez.  Songs […]

The Real Deal: Self-Acceptance and Positive Body Image

February 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Activism, Featured, Self Esteem, Self-Acceptance

Time for action. Action on our part and yours. We ask for your commitment. A commitment to work together towards self acceptance and positive body image. The Deal Top Ten was developed as a collective group, each contributing our heartfelt thoughts and desires for this effort.  With this effort, we hope to provoke an immediate […]

Geo Girl: Walmart’s new makeup for girls age 8 to 12

February 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Media Literacy

Walmart is introducing a new line of cosmetics called Geo Girl, specially designed for your daughters age 8 to 12. Before you gasp, and say “how dare they!” consider that this “tween” makeup line hauls in $24M annually with top sellers being lip gloss, eye shadow, and mascara. So where do we go with this […]

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