Blog Posts - Gender Stereotypes



Boys will be Children

Recently, my four year old son went to the barber with his father.  It was a barber shop he had been to before, but only once, where they use no scissors, only electric clippers. The first time, he was visably nervous, but the barber was very ca...
by Connected Mom on Sep 14, 2014

Let’s Talk About Encounters of the Personal Kind, Baby #IBOT

Warning: this post contains all kind of gender stereotypes. I’m sure everyone’s different, but for the purposes of this post, let’s just go with it. If, like me, you’re the sort of person who spends an inordinate amount of tim...
by Diary of a SAHM on Jul 21, 2014

Slugs and Snails and Duck Down: Remembering what Individuals are Made Of

I try to be a mom who sees her kids as individuals first,  I encourage my sons (and husband) to be demonstrative and open about their emotions.  I am ridiculously protective of gendered stereotypes such as telling a boy he's "brave" or "tou...
by Connected Mom on Apr 15, 2014

Gender neutral parenting

Again, there’s been a spot of gender neutral parenting hitting the headlines. This time UK parents, who’ve decided to let their child grow up gender neutral, so letting him wear both ‘girls’ and ‘boys’ clothes, play with any type of toy a...
by Bubbablue and Me on Feb 19, 2014

¿Son realmente las niñas más alegres y los niños más enfadadizos?¡Hola! ¿Quá tál estais? Yo estos días estoy re-leyendo el libro “pink brain, blue brain“ que habla sobre las diferencias genéticas e inducidas entre el sexo mas...

¿Son realmente las niñas más alegres y los niños más enfadadizos?¡Hola! ¿Quá tál estais? Yo estos días estoy re-leyendo el libro “pink brain, blue brain“ que habla sobre las diferencias genéticas e inducidas entre el sexo mas...

Bonus Day

There is a day I hate more than any other day ever. It doesn’t occur often, but regularly enough to be a normal occurrence. I call this day, ‘Bonus Day.’ Now generally the idea of a bonus is a good thing: it’s something specia...
by Diary of a SAHM on Jan 31, 2013

Online Dating Games For Women

Cover Story About online datingAffirmation for Online dating in their wedding vows. women" during his almost decade Of Online dating. age, I didn't want to play games," she Says. "l wrote So here's my story. Randomly, I chose tw...
by On Line Dating on Nov 30, 2012

"Momma's Boy" and "Daddy's Girl"

Recently I read an article about gender stereotyping. I was shocked at how well some members of my own family fit a lot of the stereotypical behaviors associated with males and females. This led me to question whether or not gender stereotyping could...
by Feline Funnies on Oct 1, 2012

How Gender Stereotypes Are Created In The Classroom

Researchers have started to explore gender stereotypes and are finding that more-equitable coed classrooms can have social and academic benefits for boys and girls alike. Preschool teacher [...]...
by How To Learn on May 17, 2012


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