Spring is here – finally! Along with the April flowers comes a host of eco-spotlighting TV shows and specials targeted at all age ranges. They make for entertaining, and sometimes very serious, viewing designed to bring awareness about our surroundings.
Little girls like pink things, and little boys go for blue, brown and camouflaged. That’s the traditional thinking, and that’s how it often appears in the toy aisles. Girly items there. Boyish items here.
National Geographic Channel kicks off a new series, None of the Above, on Monday, March 24, with a Mythbusters-type show that pushes science to the limit. For this show, the phrase “Kids, don’t try this at home” really applies.
The recent successes of the film Frozen, focusing on young strong-willed Anna, and the movie Brave, starring arrow-wielding Princess Merida, and Nickelodeon’s Legend of Korra series, about a strong-willed girl fighting for good in the world, make it seem as though strong female heroines are plentiful in film and on TV. But that’s not true. […]