How the “morning routine” narrative hurts mothers

I’ve always wanted to be an early riser. I’ve watched Morning routine YouTube videos with envy, as fitness professionals, executives, all talk about how they set their alarm for 5 a.m. and get up before the morning sun. Productivity starts in the morning, I’m told. I’ve listened to women that …

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It’s the HIGHER ground we need to seek.

There has been a lot of recent talk about finding common ground. Spurred from the intense divide our country has been facing, common ground is viewed as a way to reconcile differences, build connectivity and friendship, and turn ‘thems’ into ‘us.’ Media outlets, blogs, and news articles have been asking, …

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Not All Who Wander

Two roads diverged in an open wood, says Robert Frost. Well, it’s never really just two roads, now is it? It seems more like a maze of roads, some leading to dead ends. Some allowing a way through. Some roads crossing and intersecting with others. COVID has put so many …

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We have been thrown into discomfort. Forced, really into a time of instability. For many, the past six weeks have been both a blur and a blend. A blur where time seems to get lost, where weekdays seem indistinct from weekends, PJs have become work clothes, and Zoom fatigue is …

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-The Difference Opportunity

An article last week from NPR suggested that “a majority of parents, rarely, if ever, discuss race/ethnicity, gender, class or other categories of social identity with their kids.” This is according to a national survey of more than 6,000 parents conducted by Sesame Workshop and NORC at the University of Chicago.

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