Words are not just words.

I don’t talk much about politics on this blog; I write it in a light hearted way, looking at how kids push our buttons, and about what I’m trying to do, as just one parent, to keep sane as I navigate the winding paths of toddlerville.  But life is politics, right?  You can’t escape it.  Long wait … More Words are not just words.

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Let’s NOT teach our children outdated messages about consent & respect.

I write this blog, in a thoughtful but largely light hearted way, about the things that toddlers do that push our buttons.  But something really pushed my buttons this week: when I read that in 2016, young women are still being told to take responsibility for a man’s unwelcome gaze or actions. A deputy principal at a … More Let’s NOT teach our children outdated messages about consent & respect.