OFF THE SHELF: Home/Birth: A Poemic →
It’s been a long while since a book kept me up at night — both because I compulsively had to finish reading it, and also because it invaded my dreams. Home/Birth, recently …
What Difference does Difference Make? An... →
By @andreadoucet - whose work I just love.
Twin Toddlers Survive Two-Story Fall From Window |... →
So. Freaked. Out. Toddlers are little MacGuyvers indeed.
Friday Roundup: April Was Sexual Abuse Awareness... →
What SHE (@gloriafeldt) said. Oh boy.
Boy or Girl: Do We Have to Know Gender of Baby? |... →
Still more on the baby Storm experiment. Hnh.
Is This Baby a Boy or Girl? - NYTimes.com →
More on the Canadian parents who are raising their now 4-mo old gender-free, or trying to anyway. See also this Yahoo article (thx to Rebecca London for the heads up.)
Parents keep child's #gender secret -... →
This fascinates me. Reminds me of Pop, from Sweden. #parenting (Thanks to Mindy Stricke, of Greetings from Motherland, for the heads up.)
BODY LANGUAGE: Stories and choices →
Guest poster Amber Cantrell is a student at the College of Charleston, majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies. The research project she discusses is partially funded by a Student Undergraduate…
This is beautiful
Do check out Michele Weldon’s poignant Father’s Day essay on the men who stepped up when the father of her three boys disappeared from their lives, over at This I Believe: http://bit.ly/l7xoiU (Hear it this Friday 5/20 on The Bob Edwards Show on XM satellite radio (channel 121) and Sirius satellite radio (channel 205). It will be re-broadcast on Bob Edwards Weekend 5/22 in Chicago...
Wonder Woman Meets My Little Pony
Check out their love child, courtesy @Strollerderby
Did the Botox Mom Lie About Injecting Daughter's... →
Oh barf. Just barf. This whole thing keeps on getting worse.
BodiMojo : Health Community for Teens | Health... →
Cool site reframing body mojo for teens. Worth checking out.
Mind-Body Programs Boost Pregnancy Rates for IVF... →
I did one of these. Perhaps it helped?!
Motherhood Activism, Advocacy, Agency | PhD in... →
Wish I could’ve been there, but thank you @phdinparenting for the descript!
Is Midlife Just the Beginning? →
Do YOU have an encore career story? Wanna #write about it? See here. Kudos @heymarci, @punditmom, @shewritesdotcom
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and... →
What Amanda Marcotte said. Right on.
Study finds family films do not portray females... →
Via the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. Dang.
Botox Mom Update: Daughter Taken By Family... →
Wow. Just, wow.
Little Girls Don't Need Perkier Butts. And Maybe... →
Remind me NEVER, EVER to buy Skechers. Shame on them for making shoes for 7 year old girls designed to “Shape-Up” their butts.
baxter sez: The universe →
Read the post and watch the video. It’s worth it, I promise.
Starbucks and Makeup: The Daily Ritual of the... →
Smart, researched-backed post by Morra Arens-Mele that pretty much describes my life.
Motherhood and Feminism, Part 1 : Ms Magazine Blog →
Kudos to @girlwpen blogger Natalie Wilson!
Genetic and environmental influences on girls' and... →
I haven’t gotten past the jargon of this abstract yet, but I intend to!
Why Moms Having Twins Live Longer | Strollerderby →
Mom Defends Botox For 8 Year Old Daughter on Good... →
SO incredibly disturbing.
SCIENCE GRRL: Can we whistle stereotypes away? →
Normally I would wait to read the actual book before writing a glowing post about it, but last week I was privileged to sit front row as Dr. Claude Steele gave a moving talk about his new…
GLOBAL MAMA: Mother’s Day Round-Up →
Seems like quite a few other folks have been reimagining the possibilities of Mother’s Day as well! In “Mother’s Day is more than a greeting-card holiday,” Karen D’Souza also returned to the…
Blame It On The Boogie →
This just makes me smile.
Gender Neutral Parenting - NYTimes.com →
My favorite topic, of course.
Dr. Lise Eliot, a professor in the department of neuroscience at Chicago Medical...– Columbia News Service » Blog Archive » Boys Will Be Boys. Unless They’re Girls.
Removing Women from Situation Room Photo »... →
An Ultra Orthodox Jewish community newspaper photoshopped out Hillary. Sometimes, my tribe does the strangest things. This just makes me want to scream.
Precarious Manhood: Hard Won, Macho Status May Be... →
Things that make you go huh.
Becoming Chaz: How Would You React If You Child... →
Hugely intrigued by the upcoming reality show on OWN, Becoming Chaz.
The Name Change Dilemma - The Juggle - WSJ →
I’m Siegel-Acevedo legally, Siegel in print. Confusing, but feels right. Not sure what to feel about this: In fact, the idea that women who keep their maiden names are better breadwinners is becoming a stereotype that some people use as a basis for judging women’s ability.
Are We Showing Our Domestic Workers Enough... →
To this post, I say AMEN.
Depression and the Mommy Wars: Who’s Worst Off? –... →
Kudos 2 my colleagues @ccf_families on new study that goes BEYOND mommy warring and looks at maternal sanity instead.
Are Working Moms or SAHMs More Depressed?
Turns out that’s not the question we should be asking, according to a new study from @ccf_families New Study Includes a Win-Win Finding for Working Moms AND Stay-at-Home Moms But Findings Pose a Challenge to Employers and Politicians CONTACT: Virginia Rutter, Framingham State University, Sociology email@example.com 508-626-4863 Chicago, IL, May 6, 2011—New mothers are besieged by...
The Value of Stay-At-Home Moms (Read This Before... →
STILL MORE Ways to Rejuvenate Your Writing Life -... →
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