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Living in a 90’s Safe Sex Benetton Poster

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Living in a 90’s Safe Sex Benetton Poster

Living in a 90’s Safe Sex Benetton Poster

We are living in a 90's safe sex Benetton poster. I distinctly remember an ad that cool women at my college had on their dorm room walls: eight women and men of varying skin tones spooning in a bed. And they were contentedly naked and calm. Seemingly asleep. On the...

To My Kid Who Found My Blog

To My Kid Who Found My Blog

To My Kid Who Found My Blog: Hi my darling. I knew this day could come when you would find all these blog posts often talking about you, sometimes in a complimentary way, sometimes not. Before you get super angry with me or embarrassed, I want you to know that writing...

Dear Other Dude on the Playground…

Dear Other Dude on the Playground…

Dear Other Dude on the Playground on Saturday - I couldn't fight the need to write you about an incident between our kids.Remember me? I was the dad with the son wearing a pink dress. Before he burst onto the playground, and as I parked the car, he was positively...

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...

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