Reshma Saujani: Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection
Socializing our girls to be imperfect means allowing them to embrace mistakes, missteps, and finding the guts to ask questions. The future of innovation is counting on it. Ted Talks
Miscarriage From the Father’s Perspective
Given the odds, it seems a spectacular feat that any of us are here at all. More extraordinarily, even after soul crushing loss, we face it all again because it's worth it. Medium
How the Reversal of Adult and Child Roles Is Hurting Kids
Calling the behavior of some adults who are currently hogging the national spotlight "childish," is really an insult to children everywhere.
Especially since these days, we're hardly letting kids be kids. The Atlantic
Flesh-Colored Tights: Empowering My Daughter Through Dance
When the term "flesh-colored" actually means what it says, the significance cannot be overstated. The Washington Post
How Asking 5 Questions Allowed Me to Eat Dinner With My Kids
Identify the problem, uncover the root by stacking a series of questions. Problem solved. (Simple. Ish. Ok. Maybe.) The New York Times
It’s the New Year, and I have been doing a lot of thinking. I want to say, with all of my heart and all of my soul, that I am sorry. I want apologize for anything (and everything) I have said or done that made you feel less-than or sad or small.
This year I am resolving, with a twist. There will be no diet, exercise, less swearing and drinking, "more church" kind of resolutions. This year I'm simply letting go of the things that are just not productive nor conducive to my life. This is the year I give up several of my hard-earned mom-related titles.
Surround yourself and your kids with piles of magazines and update vision boards for the fresh, new year to come. If nothing else came from this evening together, we exercised our creativity and bonded while reenacting some of the over-the-top advertisements we came across.