"America the Anxious" book makes me a better feminist

It’s rare for me to read something that changes my mind about an opinion I’ve argued publicly, but that’s exactly what happened when I read Ruth Whippman’s new book, America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness Is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks. I tore through the first few chapters while trying to help… Read More "America the Anxious" book makes me a better feminist

Tools that help me through perplexing parenting moments, part 1

In order to encourage more cooperation around daily tasks, a friend suggests the genius idea of having your 4 year old earn video time, which he loves, by doing things like putting on his clothes, cleaning his room, taking his dishes to the table. You launch into the new plan with optimism and vigor, and… Read More Tools that help me through perplexing parenting moments, part 1