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Teaching Boys to Respect Women

I am a strong and proud feminist. I know the title has some draw backs, some negative connotations for people, but I still use it, why? Because that is exactly what I am by the true definition. I am a proud woman who wants equality. When it comes to being a feminist mama there are […]

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Feminism, Finding Women’s Strength

“Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” D. Anderson Woman are believed, all too often, to be weak, but women are not. Women are strong and that strength should be nourished and supported. That strength should be seen, believed, respected, and shown. […]

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If My Son Wants To Be In Dance Class I’ll Let Him

Recently I saw a question asked on Quora, “My five year old son wants to do ballet. How do I get him to pick a more manly pastime?” The answer given was much to my surprise exactly the thoughts I was having. Why do we stick to such strict gender roles with activities and our […]

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Gender Discrimination in Religion: Why I Want to Teach My Kids Differently

I am Christian and honestly, I should not feel a need to preface posts about religion with that. Why do I? Because no matter what I say, if it seems threatening to the religion many can doubt my faith. It is unbelievable to me that faith is taken to be unwavering. That should not be […]

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Obedience: 3 Reasons I Cringe at the Word and It’s Lessons

Of course, I want my children to mind authority. I want my children to listen to their father and I and I want my children to follow the rules. Yet, I do not believe in black and white. I also want my children to be free thinkers. I want my children to grow up and […]

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40 Things I Want To Teach My Daughter

  Do not dumb yourself down for anyone. Knowledge is power be open minded to learn new things and remember what you know now may change. Toys, colors, activities, are not determined by gender. Do what you love. This includes playing in dirt, jumping, swinging, running. Get dirty if you want and play hard. Do […]

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How to Challenge Feminist Misconceptions

Feminism. It has such a negative connotation but many, like myself, consider themselves to be proud feminists. We consider those that say things like, “I’m not a feminist because I believe in equality” as simply ignorant of what feminism truly is. Perhaps though, what is ignorant, is believing that the few represent all. A lot […]

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