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Why Anna is better than Elsa

Why Anna is better than Elsa

My daughter has two cheap Elsa and Anna necklaces that she has never worn. She treats them as toys, and we have spent many hours using them to play ‘Elsa and Anna’ together. Elsa and Anna don’t act out scenes from Frozen or go on […]

Meghan Markle’s bump is none of our business

Meghan Markle’s bump is none of our business

“How will she navigate ‘bump watch’?” This question was posed in the Guardian in relation to Meghan Markle’s newly-announced pregnancy. Because we’re all watching, right? We’re collectively gawking at Meghan’s abdomen, searching for that first a hint of a bump, wondering if she’s going to […]

A letter to my daughter’s nursery about her appearance

A letter to my daughter’s nursery about her appearance

Dear nursery, This letter is way overdue. I’m sure there have been many times in the months since my daughter started attending your nursery that you thought, “How could this girl’s parents possibly let her out of the house like this?” So let me explain. […]

This is the problem with boob shirts

This is the problem with boob shirts

Last weekend I saw a teenage girl wearing a crop top that said, “I have no tits.” I thought about that shirt for the rest of the day. Why would someone wear a shirt that draws attention to body parts that people shouldn’t be staring […]