IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A FEMINIST

As a woman who never even believed she’d have sons because of how badly I desired having little girls, I try to instill in them the same morals, messages and general all-round knowledge that I would my own daughter (if I had one). We use gender neutral terminology in the home: we don’t specify toys… Read more »

HOW TO NOT RAISE AN ASSHOLE

Do you ever get asked the question, “Why did you have kids?” Rather than tell the truth (“too much pinot and too many skipped pills” doesn’t always fly in casual conversation) you might find yourself pausing a moment, waxing philosophical before saying something socially acceptable and horrifyingly arrogant like, “We wanted to make the world… Read more »

MOTHER’S DAY WITHOUT A MOM

How do you celebrate a holiday when the person that holiday is built around celebrating is no longer with you? How do you embrace gratitude for all that you’ve been given on an occasion that can’t help but remind you of all that you’ve lost? How do you continue to move forward, heart open, even… Read more »