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12 things you must tell your daughter about sex

Here is a letter I wrote for my daughter: 12 things I wish my mother told me about sex. Dear Teen Daughter, When I was a teenager a friend of mine got pregnant. Another got talked into having sex when she did not want to. A third got raped by her boyfriend and a fourth got

By |August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Gender, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 12 things you must tell your daughter about sex

If you are tired of paying for math tutors call me!

My two teen daughters are struggling with math. Why? They get A's in all their other classes. As a gender researcher I decided to investigate and here is what I discovered: 1, Research after research shows that girls and boys are equally capable at math (around the world). 2. If teachers think that boys and men are better

By |February 4th, 2016|Categories: Ideas & Inspiration, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on If you are tired of paying for math tutors call me!

Do you treat your sons and daughters differently?

Here is another excerpt from my upcoming book: Wake up Sleeping Beauty: Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization.  Feel free to comment below.  by Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD (2015 copyright) Strategy 1: My Sweetie Pie. Are you treating your daughters and sons differently? “They [parents] instruct girls and boys differently, they offer each different play

By |August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Books, Gender, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Do you treat your sons and daughters differently?

Wake up sleeping beauty – how we hold girls back

I have been writing furiously all week on my new book (due in October) and I wanted to share a bit with you. Its all very exciting the way topics flow into place. Here is an excerpt. Enjoy. Wake up Sleeping Beauty: Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization.   by Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD (copyright)

Read this beautiful article on male privilege – by a man

This is such an amazing article written by a man who understands how differently women are treated and how much more women need to do to simply be safe and accepted. I notice he is a social justice teacher. This type of article really helps build empathy....the secret tool to deep change! Male Privilege

By |June 9th, 2015|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Raising Girls, Social Justice|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Read this beautiful article on male privilege – by a man