Despite my annoyance with the generation wars, I also have this weird love for them. Maybe it's because I'm a millennial and I get a kick out of constantly defending myself. But nowhere do I find this battle between generations to be more compelling than when it comes to parenting. Specifically the claim that my… Continue reading Generational Parenting
I don’t think we can reasonably talk about women’s history and feminist parenting without talking about how we parent our sons. Toxic masculinity is such a huge part of our culture, I don’t think we even realize it’s here or how toxic it really is! I would put to you, dear reader, that part of… Continue reading Raising Feminist Boys
When we knew we were expecting a little girl as our first child I started reading every book I could get my hands on about what it means and has meant, to be a girl in the United States. I was not a woman reading pregnancy books, I wanted every piece of information I could… Continue reading Our Brave Girls
Over the course of the last 4 years, I think I’ve done a pretty good job of making it clear that my role as a parent is one of the most significant and all-encompassing roles and relationships in my life. I suspect this is particularly true because the amount of time, emotional energy, mental concentration,… Continue reading Parenting and Human Development
When I originally slated this post into my schedule, I was planning to talk about helping your kids reach their goals. It seemed like such a great idea. Honestly, it probably is but as I’m at the stage of parenting where I’m convincing my oldest that using the toilet all the time should be her… Continue reading Who are you?