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Why Our Daughters Need To Play More Video Games

Girls today are steering away from math, science and computers in record numbers. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the percentage of women graduates in computer science is at a 39-year low.  In 2012, women in the U.S. earned only 19% of all math and computer science degrees (compared to 37% 20 years ago) and made up less than 25% of the workers in … [Read More...]

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Is Spoiling Our Kids An Addiction?

More clues (as if we need them) that American parents have lost our heads: Slate and The Washington Post recently reported that American parents are now hosting birthday parties for seven-year-olds featuring enough presents for an orphanage, and milk chocolate facials, limousine transportation, and faux champagne for kids under 10. Separately – but maybe related -- … [Read More...]

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10 Things Nobody Will Tell You About Having A Baby

After reading "20 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Had Kids," I was inspired to share some wisdom of my own. So without further ado, here are ten things I learned as a new mom: 1. People Will Hate Your Kid’s Name There’s no way to win this one. Classic, retro, unique - someone is going to hate it. Choose a name you love. Even then, there’s still a good chance your … [Read More...]

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Feminism Isn’t Just For Little Girls

Feminism. It’s that other f-word. It’s hard to define, carries a distinct connotation, and quickly divides people. Our culture has a very clear concept of what feminism is and whom feminism serves. Usually, when a woman classifies herself as a feminist, she’s thought of as prizing femininity and despising masculinity. She’s a fierce competitor to other men and will be the … [Read More...]