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Weekend Reads: Kid’s Screen Time as a Feminist Issue, Trans Representation in D&D and Gay Dads are Just Dandy

Happy Mother’s Day all you Weekend Readers who celebrate the day.  Remember however that not everyone has a great relationship with this holiday, keep them in mind as well. Kid’s screen time is a feminist issue… Our screen time fixation isn’t about kids at all. It’s about mothers. What’s really …

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The Time Traveller’s Guide for Parents #4: Mothering Sunday

England, 18th century “THE Word Lent in the Saxon Tongue signifies Spring, and because this Time of Fasting begins in the Spring, it therefore borrows its Name from the Season, and is called Lent. THIS Fast is of such great Antiquity, that it seems to have been used from the …

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Weekend Reads: Mother’s Day, LGBT Parents Legal Discrimination, Study Tips, etc

Happy Mother’s Day everyone!  If you are a mother, have a mother, or love a mother here are a few links for you: First, for the science-ish among us, a biologist’s mothers day song. For the techie, here’s 5 cool mother’s day gifts. And if you need a quick present idea, here’s …

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It’s Okay to Hate Mother’s Day

My mom died when I was 19, and for many years after her death, the national holiday that I hated more than any other was Mother’s Day. I’m not sure which was worse: the grief or the anxiety. I hated making people feel uncomfortable, so when asked those inevitable questions …

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