Monthly Archives: November 2010

I think they don’t want boys to wear girls’ clothes

This evening the kids and I were looking at pictures of sweaters from the brand Mulberribush Boys online (at Zulily.com, where you can get fantastic deals on higher end kids’ stuff). There was a blue sweater with a tow truck knitted … Continue reading

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Boys, you gather the ammunition; girls, you set the table

A friend of mine has given me permission to blog about a recent email rant she sent me. Her kindergartener brought home a note from the teacher about the upcoming Thanksgiving celebration at school. The note informed parents that boys … Continue reading

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What will you submit, you radical mother?

http://thisbridgecalledmybaby.wordpress.com/ Go check out this upcoming anthology’s call for submissions. Here is a little bit of what they’re looking for: We see this book as a continuation of the accountability invoking movement midwifing work of the 1981 anthology This Bridge Called … Continue reading

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The comics chime in

You can often find clues to the US zeitgeist in the comics pages. Here in the October 31, 2010 Sally Forth, is a commentary on Nerdy Applebottom’s recent post (that I commented on here): “If you go apoplectic because your … Continue reading

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How kids learn to bully? — From their moms

Nerdy Apple Bottom tells the story in her blog post of agreeing to her five  year-old son’s desire to dress as Daphne from Scooby-Doo for Halloween. I encourage you to read it — she mentions the reactions of three moms … Continue reading

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