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22 Gifts for the Feminist Mom Smashing the Patriarchy between Carpool and Bedtime

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Every mom is a world-changer. These gifts recognize your feminist mom for the bad-ass activist and world-changer she is—whether she’s working at home wrangling the kids, marching in the streets for justice, or crushing it at the office.


10 Feminist Children’s Books for the Next Generation

Yes, RBG is my hero, and she’s even more my hero when I know the obstacles she faced and the barriers she busted through. Yet, for my Girl, I’m looking for the books that don’t celebrate the victories of the past but reflect the current world we live in. Her generation of girls are already living so much further outside of the boundaries of sexism than I grew up with. We need books that exemplify that.


Your Book Isn’t Feminist Enough for My Toddler

I love a good feminist children’s book. But how about we just write stories about amazing girls who do amazing things and stop telling my 4 year old about a world where “girls have it hard.” In other words, it’s hard out here to find a book that’s feminist enough for the world my toddler girl lives in. Here I am trying to create the world the way it SHOULD be for her, and your well-meaning book comes along and makes me have to answer…


Mythological Creatures

A batman unicorn in Crocs? That’s my girl. This unicorn and I live in New Orleans where we make art, grow food, and work to make the world a better place. Here, I write about all the joys and challenges of creating a life with yourself at the center, all while single parenting, organizing the […]