Musings: Parenting girls

sugar and spice or a bit more complicated?

Average size

Thumbs up to Debenhams, the first department store in Britain to display mannequins our size.    Photograph: Debenhams Most other shops use size 8 or size 10 because we all want to see how clothes look on women who are three sizes smaller than us, don’t we?   Many teen girls struggle as the hormones […]






Posted on 12 March 2014
Musings: Parenting girls
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‘Woman to woman’ – what are we all talking about?

– Sexism rating for films: At least two named women characters must talk to each other about something other than men for a film to receive the highest rating for gender equality in Sweden. That doesn’t seem like much of a requirement – two women chatting (but not about men) somewhere within a story lasting […]






Posted on 14 December 2013
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Films are a great way of raising issues

You want to inspire your daughter to be all that she can be, films can be a great catalyst. You want to communicate something, find a film and use that as a springboard for talking. When you can’t get a teen to talk – this can be a way in. Here is a list of […]






Posted on 12 December 2013
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls
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