Family Tip Sheet: Common Sense on Boys, Girls, and Media Messages

“The Bachelor/Bachelorette,” “Real Housewives of ____” “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”. . .the steady interest in reality television blurs the line between truth and fiction. Social media can provide that same skewed sense of reality for teens. Find out what you as a family can do to support your teen in developing and practicing media literacy skills as well as helping teens to analyze the gender issues they see on TV as well as to encourage them to not perpetuate harmful stereotypes. This particular article can be accessed here.

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