I Throw Like a Girl Because I am a Girl – You Got a Problem with That?

I wanted to share this because I have three lovely god-daughters whom I hope will never feel that doing anything “like a girl” should be something they ought to be ashamed of. “You throw like a girl!” What does it mean to you when you hear that? “Always” posed this question to several people and askedContinue reading “I Throw Like a Girl Because I am a Girl – You Got a Problem with That?”

Engineering for Girls: Goldie Blox and the Spinning Machine

If I had a daughter, I would make this a mandatory toy for her toy box… GoldieBlox and The Spinning Machine GoldieBlox is a toy designed for girls age 5-9 with the aim to nurture a generation of girls who are more confident, courageous and tech-savvy. It contains a series of interactive books and constructionContinue reading “Engineering for Girls: Goldie Blox and the Spinning Machine”

Is My Son Going to be a Pansy?

When Gavin was little, he liked wearing hairbands and he was attracted by the colour pink.  He loved playing with cooking toys and pretending to cook.  These days, he likes watching Chloe’s Closet… httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkwT4c_k6vc and reading Dora the Explorer books. Should I be worried that my son likes “girls’ stuff”?  According to Baby Center, thisContinue reading “Is My Son Going to be a Pansy?”