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Books That Break Gender Stereotypes: Part II

For as many times as I have heard comments about gender stereotypes for girls, I have heard as many comments towards boys. “Your hair looks like a girl!” “Pink is a girl color!” “You’re at the girl table!” Often times the emphasis put on the word “girl” is that of disdain, or disgust.  It never ceases to […]

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This Mom of Boys Is Outraged

I don’t know how to react to the recent news involving Brock Turner and his “20 minutes of action” other than to be outraged. I am outraged at Turner for not only sexually attacking an unconscious human being, but also for not taking responsibility for his actions.  I am outraged by the letter his father […]

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A Letter to My Purple-Loving Boy

My Dear Little Boy, As you go out into the world, I have one wish for you: I hope that you always love the color purple.  When people ask you which color you like best, I want you to always shout, “Purple is my favorite!” as loudly and proudly as you do now.  Because as […]

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