Tag Archives: boys

It’s a Boy! It’s a Girl! Who Cares?

3 Mar

ยฉ amandalyn, Flickr Creative Commons

“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 jourโ€”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

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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,ย last I checked,ย females make up half of the world’s population.

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