Tag: Christine Wolf

How Girls and Women Can Work Together to Create Something Amazing

Something incredible happened when I began actively fighting my daughter’s school dress code policy. Local women came out of the woodwork. There was the brave journalist who included my letter to the principal in her article, the feminist author who contacted me to ask how she could help, a gender studies professor with her own... Read more »

I Don't Wear Yoga Pants Because My Husband/Dad Said So

This week, the television show, Good Morning America, featured an interview in which a woman elucidated the important reasons why she’s chosen to no longer wear yoga pants or leggings – despite her admission that she’s worn them for comfort in the past. What trumps female comfort? A man’s opinion that she’s too tempting. And not just... Read more »

Hope When You Are Ready to Receive it

It’s been a few months since I recognized myself. In April, I started having a handful of health related stumbles. Then we hosted three orphans from Latvia for the summer (alongside our own three kids.) When the Latvian kids returned to Europe, I was diagnosed with something shocking – something a girlfriend of mine died... Read more »
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    Juliet C. Bond is a writer and professor at Columbia College in Chicago. Her first book, "Sam’s Sister," was published in 2005, and has sold over 50,000 copies. She went on to collaborate with Newberry winner Joyce Sidman to publish the stage adaptation of "This is Just to Say." Juliet’s shorter works can be found in "The Prairie Wind," at storystudiochicago.com and citymusecountrymuse.com. Juliet serves as the Welcome Coordinator for The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in Illinois, and has had the pleasure of working under the tutelage of award winning authors including; Jane Yolen, Jane Hamilton, Laurie Lawlor and Audrey Niffinegger. She chose the name for this space as an homage to Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony whose hard work on gender equality serve as daily motivation to continue fighting for girls and women everywhere.

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