Tag Archives: boys

It’s a Boy! It’s a Girl! Who Cares?

3 Mar

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“What? You’re not going to find out the baby’s sex? I couldn’t do it!”

That is the single most common response I get when people ask me what I’m having.

So let me clarify: It’s not that I don’t want to know. I don’t want others to know. At least not yet.

From the moment someone’s expecting, “It’s a Boy! It’s a Girl!” is the slogan du jour—on invites, balloons, cards, baby shower decorations, onesies, you name it.

The sexy topic of pregnancy is, well, sex (or gender to be more precise). Continue reading

Where Are the Girls?

6 Jan

DifferentKidsNecklacesI recently encountered a video (see below), which contained some rather startling facts about TV and movies for kids age 11 and under.

  • For every one female, there are four males.
  • The males get the action parts, while the females stay home.
  • Females make up only 17% of crowd scenes. Hmmm. That’s funny because, last I checked, females make up half of the world’s population.

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