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Girls can be doctors!

This week my youngest swallowed a pound coin.

For those of you who aren’t yet rolling around on the floor laughing, the information you’re lacking is that less than a year ago my eldest child swallowed a pound coin! 1,089 more words

General Stuff

Source:- Twitter

Rule is: PINK for girls and BLUE for boys. We have made certain molds for men and women in the society. “All men love sports and are callous”; “all women are bad drivers, love shopping and are too poignant”. 720 more words

#bethechange

Your Partner, Not Your Master - Taking Responsibility for Your Role in a Relationship

Let me start by saying something that unfortunately still seems to stir controversy these days – men and women are equal. There are few things in which men or women are “just better”. 891 more words

MODERN ROMANCE

Good wife, daughter

Good wife, daughter,
Widow, woman transformed
By desire, sighs in bed
Truly alive in a dream
Of lust and love
Of the heart
Of the soul
Over and over and over.

Writing

Feminist Friday - gender stereotyping in schools

In 1972 Betty Levy published an article in Feminist Studies on the role of schools in gender sterotyping of girls. This week I want to highlight the observations made in this article and compare them with some more recent observation of gender-stereotyping of girls. 521 more words

Writing

Big Bob, Little Bob / Mine Mine Mine Said The Porcupine

Big Bob, Little Bob
James Howe and Laura Ellen Andersen
Walker Books
The possibility of friendship seems unlikely when Big Bob moves in next door to Little Bob: the boys are just so different and it’s not just their relative size; their interests are totally different too. 364 more words

Walker Books

Equal or Opposite

In which our reluctant hero bravely tackles a topical issue.

While working through my weekly bag of fan mail, awards, gifts and begging letters, I came across a message from a mum (and presumably a big fan) who was incensed about gender stereotyping. 1,118 more words

Parenting