All posts tagged with: feminism

Mom Guilt: It’s okay to like yourself.

I’m writing this right now in my office in Benson, two stories above Maple Street, listening to the thumping bass coming from the bar one floor beneath me. My 2.5 year old daughter, Alice, is in the other room on the couch playing Endless Alphabet on my iPad, snacking on raisins and waffle after her…

Radvent day 12: Acceptance

Let’s talk about self-acceptance, acceptance of circumstances, and curtailing negative behavior that is keeping us in cycles of nonacceptance. Take inventory of the flaws–either in yourself or in others–that you are constantly checking up on. How much of that do you have the power to change? One thing that always used to get to me…

Star on Top

Tonight I stayed home from the office and we put up our tree. Alice excitedly draped the garlands around the branches and hung the ornaments as I talked about where each one came from. And she’s been very vigilant all night about making sure the star doesn’t droop off the top bough–she checked several times…

persistence

A big part of a woman’s life is making peace with an amount of exclusion from certain networks, and I feel that entrepreneurship is traditionally one of them. Fortunately, people are becoming more versed in conversations about privilege and the pervasiveness of sexism, and of course it’s extremely rare to meet anyone deliberately promoting discrimination.…