By Melissa Atkins Wardy
All-pink aisles in toy shops, renowned dolls that resemble pole dancers, extremely attractive Halloween costumes in tween sizes. many fogeys are more and more dismayed at how today’s media, agents, and brands are sexualizing and stereotyping ever-younger ladies yet consider powerless to do a lot approximately it. mom of 2 Melissa Atkins Wardy channeled her emotions of frustration into activism—creating T-shirts with girl-positive messages; running a blog and swapping parenting recommendations with different involved households; writing letters to company offenders; organizing petitions; and elevating expertise via mother or father workshops and social media.
Now, in Redefining Girly, Wardy stocks her hands-on parenting and activism concepts with others devoted to elevating a convinced and fit woman in today’s weather. She presents particular recommendation and pattern conversations for buying family members, buddies, educators, and well-being care services in your facet; getting childrens to imagine seriously approximately sexed-up toys and garments; speaking to ladies approximately physique picture; and masses extra. She offers assistance for making a domestic freed from gender stereotypes; utilizing your voice and purchaser strength to struggle the corporations perpetuating them; and taking the reins to restrict, problem, and alter damaging media and products.