Parenting in an Echo Chamber

Parenting in an Echo Chamber

by Chad Carter

I grew up in the age of Walkmans, Discmans, and stereo surround sound. You know, with the headphones that had the flimsy wire that traversed over the top of your head. Admit it — we looked cool. I’ve been coming to reminisce on this time lately and decided it’s a shame my son will never experience the frustration of a skipping CD or the magnetic tape of a cassette getting wrapped around one of those little pegs and ruining your favorite music.

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Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 6

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 6

by Twigtale

How do you talk to your kids about what it means to be a girl, a boy, or any other identity on the gender spectrum?

Twigtale thinks this conversation is an important one – it is about about personal identity and gender equality. We're asking people whose insight and expertise we admire to add their voice to this discussion. 

 

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5 Ways to Blow Your Kids' Minds

 5 Ways to Blow Your Kids' Minds

by Phoebe Hayman

You’re a mom. So, really, you’re the caterer, the cleaner, the taxi driver, the tutor, the referee, the nurse, and the guidance counselor (or as my husband calls it — the reality facilitator). These are all the amazing things your kids see in you everyday. 

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Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

by Twigtale

Our new title I Am A Girl by Catherine Connors launches this Sunday, October 11th. I Am A Girl is a book that banishes labels and stereotypes and helps girls understand and express who they truly are. Twigtale thinks this conversation is an important one – it is about personal identity and about gender equality. We also asked people whose insight and expertise we admire to add their voice to this discussion. Starting today and continuing through next week, we'll be featuring their responses to one question. 

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