Merry Christmas 2010!

You give me the gift of your precious time when you stop by and take a look, read, agree, disagree, and tweet about the topics on this blog. I am very grateful for this.

A Mother's Open Letter to Miley Cyrus – Guest Post

Dear Miley Cyrus,

My family has been a huge fan of yours since the day you began your Hannah Montana — we were hooked and just loved your music, show, lyrics — all of it! The most memorable day was when we all went dressed as Hannah Montana (wigs and all) to see your 3D movie! We saw some warning signs that your content might not be kid-appropriate for more than a couple years, but we kept an eye out — surely, ultimately, our job, not the media's…

CNN “American Morning” with Nicole Clark on PTC Study

You can watch the interview with Nicole Clark on CNN's website. Click here to view the video.

Parents Television Council Launches Site with Study on Sexualization of Teen Girls

I was privileged to be part of a conference call this morning with Tim Winter, PTC president, Dr. L. Monique Ward, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, and member of the American Psychological Association’s Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls, Nicole Clark, director of the documentary film Cover Girl Culture and former Elite International fashion model, Jeff McIntyre, director of national policy, Children Now and chair of the Children’s Media Policy Coalition, and Melissa Henson, director of communications and public education for the Parents Television Council, along with reporters for the Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter and yours truly, among others, were made aware of this organization's call to

Disney On Ice Coming to San Diego – Discount Code for tickets!

  Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate!  Valley View Casino Center, January 26-30, 2011. It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Enjoy a winter wonderland with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains, a Very Merry Unbirthday Party, a Royal Ball with the Disney Princesses […]