It was a celebration-filled weekend when one of my closest friends, after a 15-year hiatus, graduated from law school. As college “first-years” this friend was adamant that she was going to law school after graduation. She fell in love with law when she interned for a lawyer’s office the summer before we started college. The […]
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Tea drinker or not, you have to admit there’s something magical about tea time. Lovely china, tiny sandwiches, fun desserts, and a piping hot cup of tea certainly make for a special afternoon. As a mom of a girl, I have been eagerly awaiting the day I could bring my daughter to tea time. (I […]
When I found out I was having a girl, I kind of freaked out… but not in a good way. I worried about the tough challenge I would have in raising her to fight the many battles women and girls face. I especially worried about pressure from society and media related to body image, appearance, and self-acceptance. […]
Way before celebrities like Lena Dunham and Jennifer Lawrence were extolling the virtues of body positivity, we sucked it up and dieted. And way before these same actresses bucked the patriarchy by rejecting the trend of systematic societal body shaming, promulgation of an unattainable body ideal, and tying our lovability and/or self-worth to our size, we […]
Your girl is so much more than pink. I think I’m in the same camp as most girl moms when I do a fist pump every time a new “girl power” brand comes to life. From Princess Awesome to Goldibox, there are loads of super cool, empowering products and services out there that show girls anything is […]
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