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Charm School and Learning to Stand

October 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

I’m trying to explain charm school to my daughter. Is this even still a thing? Do mothers still sign their girls up for classes in how to be delightfully alluring? We were [...]

To the Girls Who Are Scared of Success

January 2, 2018 // 1 Comment

When you are able to coast through school, neither flunking nor flying, there is a risk of never reaching your potential…and never being truly satisfied. I was a “B” [...]

How To Cope With A Playground Enemy

April 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

In the quiet dark, as I nestle beside my squirming child, I hear only the faint electronic hum of the alarm clock which casts a dim green glow on the bedside table and the [...]

Love Me For Me, Not For My Leg Rolls

March 18, 2015 // 1 Comment

Earlier this week, a company called Wry Baby sparked controversy with one of their baby onesies, which read “I hate my thighs.” Obviously this is troubling for [...]
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