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Can We Move Past Binary Gender? “Girl Talk” Ice Cream.

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Boys Can Love Pink: A Revolution

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6 Do’s and 3 Don’t’s When You’re Expecting

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Can We Move Past Binary Gender? “Girl Talk” Ice Cream.

Can We Move Past Binary Gender? “Girl Talk” Ice Cream.

I took my kids out for ice cream, the other day. It was a local specialty ice cream stand with homemade waffle cones and "revolutionary" takes on ice cream classics. And though most ice cream shops' flavors are usually just variations on a theme, I have to say, this...

Boys Can Love Pink: A Revolution

Boys Can Love Pink: A Revolution

A dear friend recently wrote to share her stress that her son wanted a pink backpack for school, because boys can love pink, but society...well, you know. Her son’s a wonderful, mathematically and mechanically-inclined little boy. Nothing “princess” about him. (I’m...

6 Do’s and 3 Don’t’s When You’re Expecting

6 Do’s and 3 Don’t’s When You’re Expecting

Some very close friends are expecting babies, right now. Here’s some of my uncommon knowledge for them before their lives are wonderfully destroyed by blessed rugrats. Here are 6 Do's and 3 Don't's When You're Expecting... 1. DO sit around playing mindless games on...

Self-Inflicted Hair Disaster: Hair Today, Mullet Tomorrow

Self-Inflicted Hair Disaster: Hair Today, Mullet Tomorrow

This is basically what we looked like BEFORE the self-inflicted shearing. A self-inflicted hair disaster is so covid-19. And we should all just embrace it and laugh and leave it. I did my best by avoiding a self-inflicted hair disaster during quarantine by cutting my...

Confederate Statues and Disney’s “Maleficent”

Recently, my kids got a big dose of history lessons linking Confederate statues and Disney's "Maleficent". I get sick of listening to myself belabor life lessons to my kids. They already gaze past me thinking about TikTok or counting the seconds until they get to have...

Proud to be an American

I'm proud to be an American - BUT - it's so sad that that symbols have been co-opted by forces for negativity. When I was growing up, American flags were symbols of charming, trendy patriotic pride. No shame in pulling out the stars and bars, not even on the 364 days...

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