Unhealthy messages to children and what to do about it: a Thursday reading list

Offbeat Mama asks if we can change “princess culture.”

Media Macaroni has an opinion about girls not on film, Pixar and Despicable Me.

The American Psychological Association talks about raising healthy kids in a sexualized media world.

Shaping Youth has lots of information about the Healthy Media for Youth Act in Congress, and why sexualization is a problem.  Part I and Part II

Kids, sharing is for losers. The Early Years Institute tells Volkswagen what is wrong with its message.

And, on the fun side: Advice for girls  from the Little Mermaid, as decoded by Second City Network.

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