Christian, Muslim, Trump-supporting, Pantsuit-wearing, Black, White Family Talks Politics Over Christmas

My parents are conservative Christians who voted for Donald Trump. My brother-in-law is a Sudanese Muslim immigrant who voted Hilary. My sister and I are liberal feminists. Despite the fact that just about every political fault line runs through our small family, we chose to be together this Christmas, and we’ve been talking politics. Any… Read More Christian, Muslim, Trump-supporting, Pantsuit-wearing, Black, White Family Talks Politics Over Christmas

Talking across political divides or Don't cancel Thanksgiving

I don’t know your family. Or your many well-thought-out reasons why you don’t want to hang out with them and their crazy opinions, especially after this election. Or maybe you’re super stoked for Thanksgiving with The Fam. Either way and regardless of your politics, I’m guessing that it’s pretty tempting right now to hole up… Read More Talking across political divides or Don't cancel Thanksgiving

Feminist Home Makeover

There have been some changes on the home front. Radical changes. Distinctly woman-liberating changes. Behold. Feminist Home Improvement #1: A photo posted by An Honest Mom (@anhonestmom) on Sep 21, 2016 at 7:56am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js An aside: Some would argue that even categorizing a dishwasher as a woman-liberating machine is sexist. Isn’t it equally liberating… Read More Feminist Home Makeover