GRAND Magazine - May/June 2012 - (Page 12)

So Sexy So Soon The new Sexualized Childhood and What Parents [and Grandparents] Can do to Protect Their Kids [book excerpt] Ballantine Books, 226 pages [purchase here] This book offers so much important information for parents and grandparents that we will run excerpts over several issues of GRAND. We encourage you to get this book and learn how to protect your grandkids from the sexualized marketing and media manipulation of children. Bonus: Click here for “11 Tips to Help Your Grandchildren Through the Minefields” photo: © Horrocks A Share this article with your friends. 12 GRAND By dIane e. levIn, Ph.d., and Jean KIlBourne, ed.d. four-year-old girl, in the dramatic play area of her preschool, begins swaying her hips and singing, “Baby, I’m your slave. I’ll let you whip me if I misbehave.” When her teacher goes over to talk to her about it, she volunteers that she learned the song from her eight-yearold sister...from a highly popular Justin Timberlake song.... A six-year-old casually asks at dinner, “What’s a blow job?” An eight-year-old boy comes home and reports to his father that he didn’t know what to do when his friend showed him pornography on the Internet.... Five students are suspended from their elementary school for sexual harassment stemming from an incident on a school May June 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - May/June 2012

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2012
Summer Camp Safety
Grand Central
So Sexy So Soon (book excerpt)
The Dalí Museum
Brain Food
Healthy Detoxification
Why You Need Elder Law
Arthur & Carol Kornhaber
Cooking Up Fun
Terrific Toys from Toy Fair
Are You Searching for Support?
Teens & Junk Food
Looking for Love
San Luis Obispo Mission Plaza

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2012