I think it is fair to ask ourselves how we expect girls to not fall into that trap when we constantly praise them for their physical appearance. How can we expect them to believe us when we say that "what really matters is what's on the inside" when they are bombarded by unrealistic beauty expectations and surrounded by adults talking about dieting, calories and sizes?
We just watched the second season of Sex Education on Netflix and there are so many things that made us love and recommend the show! We're sharing our top 5 here in a spoiler free list and can't wait for season 3 to arrive!
Kids get so many mixed messages – we want them to be strong, independent and clever…but even in this day and age we are STILL guilty of gender stereotyping, of putting them in boxes by the way we talk to them, dress them…and we need to do MORE. Being a parent is hard, but if we want kids to be kind, strong and capable we need to do better.
Here you'll find out recommendations of our favourite feminist kids books - because it is never too early to bring feminism to their lives, in the shape of female role models, or tools for critical thinking. Books are such a pleasurable thing to buy and to gift and studies show an unequal representation of gender in children's books (both in terms presence and roles), so choosing the right one is so important.