Tag: tween

The view from above

  Several months ago, our eleven-year-old suddenly morphed from a little kid into a tweenager.  This (literal and figurative) development thrilled Lili and terrified us.  Shortly thereafter, we discovered that my clothes and shoes fit her, another milestone which delighted her but struck fear into my heart.  Lil now calls everyone “bruh” and does a

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New Moon Girls

If you are like me, you may like the occasional indulgence in magazines such as Cosmo and People.  However, I often find myself looking at the (few) articles that promote female empowerment (whether career-related, or about body image) with a mixed bag of emotions.  While these articles are encouraging (and needed) they are usually buried beneath mounds

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