Inside the Break

Today is Thanksgiving, and aside from the really awesome time we are having staying in a haunted room at The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park (SO AWESOME. We keep accidentally interrupting various tours as they stop outside our room to … Continue reading → ...more

Feminism Friday: Only Fifteen

Ah, Taylor Swift. Pretty much all of her music ends up somewhere on the “problematic to feminism” list, but this one, imo, takes the absolute cake. “Fifteen” starts off ok: all about starting high school and being naive, making a … Continue reading → ...more

Feminism Friday: You and I and Beautiful

John Legend’s video of You and I (Nobody in the World) is freaking gorgeous. If you watched it and didn’t get at least a little teary, I’m pretty sure you are lying. It features a whole variety of women of … Continue reading → ...more

Feminism Friday: My Anaconda Don’t

Nicki Minaj shocked a lot of people with her Anaconda video. It has women writhing and very barely dressed, and the whole entire video predominantly features her ass. It features lot of other women’s asses, too, but Nicki’s gets star … Continue reading → ...more

Feminism Friday: Girls and Country Songs

This one hasn’t had nearly enough air time, so I’m sharing because not only is it awesome and feminist, it’s also feminism and COUNTRY MUSIC, which is kind of a big deal. Maddie and Tae wrote “Girl in a Country … Continue reading → ...more

Feminism Friday: The Difference Between Luh and Love

J. Lo came out with the video for “I Luh Ya Papi” several months ago and it had to be a part of Feminism Friday (which, by the way, isn’t a thing anywhere but at the spiral, in case you … Continue reading → ...more

Feminism Friday: All About That Booty

By this time, I’m fairly sure that everybody and their dog has heard Meghan Trainor’s song All About That Bass. And you should have, because it is ridiculously catchy and fun and I listened to it about five times in … Continue reading → ...more

Gender Schmender

At some point, I will stop being annoyed by the conversation I had with my mother regarding my child and his gender expression* and actually discuss it in detail**, but for now, I give you a buzzfeed video that sums … Continue reading → ...more

Not a Lunchbox

Dear amazon.com, I know that sometimes I search your site for things that might seem a little strange. You’ve probably gotten used to it. Matter of fact, I’m pretty sure you don’t even look at the things you throw my … Continue reading → ...more

Day 1/Day 3

Day 1 of Second Grade: Day 3 of Second Grade: *sigh* ...more