Tag: feminist

Why I Want My Daughters To Be Feminists

Have you read or seen Emma Watson’s speech to the U.N. regarding the HeForShe campaign? If you haven’t, I highly recommend you watch it now. If you don’t already know, HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality which urges men, just as much as women, to get involved and take action. In the beginning of

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High School Throwback: Melanie

It looks like mine will be the final installment in High School Throwback week.  I still haven’t gotten caught up in reading everyone else’s posts, but so far they look great, judging from the photos.  Unfortunately, I don’t have in my possession any high school photos, and I didn’t have time to ask around for

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Finding balance in the “versus”

I’m having an identity crisis. Mother. Activist. Wife. Blogger. Daughter. Coach. Sister. Employee. Feminist. Sometimes, I feel like all the hats I wear just don’t coordinate with my outfit, know what I mean? I identify as all the descriptors above. And, yes, they do define me as a person. I take pride in those titles,

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Yep, Having Kids Will Hurt Your Career.

Every day, moms-to-be scour the blogosphere for confirmation that when they someday choose to become pregnant, have their babies, and go about the task of raising them while working in a professional career, they will go on to be fabulous parents and fabulous career women, and that although things may be a bit different, for

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