7 Key Lessons to Teach Kids About Body Safety and Consent

Starting with the viral hashtag #metoo in 2017, everyone was talking about the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment. Like so many others, I have my own #metoo story. That however is not why I’m writing right now, what I want to try to do in order to help change this prevalence of sexual assault …

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. …

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 …

Feminist Misconceptions

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 …