Once Upon a Time...there lived a girl who loved fairy tales. Until she realized they're dangerous.
Please, please, someone show me a man who can write a good female protagonist.
With the recent Women's March and women taking a larger role on the world stage, the idea of feminism has been on my mind a lot. I am a feminist and proud. But what made me this way?
2017 is almost over? Every year goes by faster and faster. This year, I've been lucky to be able to read a lot of great books!
If someone called me a "feminist" or a "bleeding heart liberal" or even a "libtard" my first response would be, "Well, thanks!" And then I'd say, "And nice to see you matured past the name-calling of 7th grade." (I wouldn't be able to help myself. I mean really, "libtard," come on.)
If you are a Harry Potter fan, you may be aware that J. K. Rowling herself is launching an online Harry Potter Book Club this June. I've been skeptical of online book clubs. But, I decided it was time to make an informed decision about them. So I did some research into the best and worst parts of online book clubs to see if they were for me.
I just got a t-shirt with a Shakespeare quote that reads, "And though she be but little, she is fierce." It inspired today's blog about fierce women who inspire.
My daughter and I dressed all in red today (and a little pink for me). Why? Because I’m devoted to supporting all the teachers out there by “wearing red for public ed(ucation).” In honor of this demonstration of support for the importance of public schools and their teachers, here’s a very personal story about how one public school teacher changed my life.
At the Woman's March this weekend in DC, I saw a poster with a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt, "Well-behaved women seldom make history." I love this quote. I want to get it tattooed on my arm. In honor of those women and continuing the ideals embodied in the Women's March this weekend, here are 10 books about women "behaving badly" and making a difference doing it.