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.
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 A deputy principal at a … More Let’s NOT teach our children outdated messages about consent & respect.
There once was a girl with a head full of curls, whose Daddy had taught her to throw. Then a boy from school (a bit of a fool) said, “Hang on, doesn’t she know? Girls can’t throw! The ones that I know mess it up, or just drop the ball. They hold it all wrong, … More She’s Not Good for a Girl, She’s Just Good!