Parents in Action: Gender stereotypes

Parents should watch for subtle signs

For as long as most people can remember, certain jobs, activities and behaviors have been associated with men while others for women.

Although we have come along way from what gender stereotypes were in the 1950's, our children are still bombarded with these messages on a constant basis. From the teenage boy who's ashamed of showing emotion, to the young girl who's too embarrassed to try out for the baseball team, gender stereotypes can certainly be confusing and even damaging for children.

To see the advice from Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine editor Angela Ardolino, watch the video in the video player above.

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