Someday, I may look at this moment as when she made her first feminist statements. Them again, I suppose there is the possibility they will be her last as well.Feminism in action #1:Me: “Oh boy! That is a pretty large slide to concur!Little elephant: Mommy! Don’t say “oh boy”. You need to say “oh girl”. “Oh boy” is … More Budding feminist
Bedtime routine includes skyping Daddy, pulling together all the things needed to get into PJs (pjs, pillow, cream, diaper), changing, and then watching a few videos on youtube. Usually, the videos are Sesame Street. Tonight she asked for this: Clearly, I am doing something right. Happy Mother’s Day!
The truth is that I have no knowledge of these producers or any connection to this film. I saw a mention of their crowd sourcing campaign last week and was touched by the content and some of the scenes. But, then, I did nothing with it. The idea, however, of having increased representation of cross-racial, … More Perhaps a good movie?
This has already been on upworthy, but I want to make sure I can find it again. Enjoy.
Little Elephant doesn’t get to watch a lot of TV. Okay, I will revise that statement, she watches almost none. Until she was 2, she pretty much thought that TV was one of a few videos all in Russian. She can, in fact, sing along with this: I am not going to get in to … More Elmo Love
On the best of day and on the worst of days, my father’s advice was always the same: “Don’t worry. They are peaking. You are going to go on to do great things in your life and they (whoever it happened to be that was bothering me or making me glum) are peaking. Once they … More A Dad’s Sage Advice
Messy Nessy did a great piece on What Model Posses Would Look Like in Real Life. The above video is from that piece and shows reactions of public as average size women standing in public places in these awkward positions. Check out the piece for the pictures and commentary by the artist who pulled … More Bent, broken, powerless, childlike: Models in the real world