Several months ago, our eleven-year-old suddenly morphed from a little kid into a tweenager. This (literal and figurative) development thrilled Lili and terrified us. Shortly thereafter,… Read more “The view from above”
After our hike, we ate a great meal and took a pint at a rustic hiking lodge with a clear view of our mountain. I could not help but think to myself: This is the kind of person that I want to be for my daughter. This powerful, determined, caring, supportive woman. We were changed and it was good.
“You are only free when you realize you belong no place — you belong every place — no place at all.” Maya Angelou
God dammit. I was really hoping that my daughter, now 4, and son, now 7, would grow up in a culture free from sexual violence, or at… Read more “Feminist Mom Frustrated: Think This One’s Pretty Obvious”
I have been a working mother for almost thirteen years. I know the hardest parts of parenting may still be in front of me. I also know… Read more “What Unpaid Maternity Leave Meant to Me: A Case for Paid Family Leave”
A couple of weeks ago my daughter participated in a theater camp. This is her third summer attending this camp. This camp is not meant to be… Read more “Why We Still Need Feminism”
I’ve written about street harassment and sexual harassment before for this site. I hate it and I think it is indicative of a culture fraught with sexism… Read more “Feminist Mom Frustrated: I Actually Don’t Want You to Yell at Me From Your Car”