Tag: Mother Daughter Book Clubs

Opening and Closing Books With Your Daughter

When Lilly was eight-years-old, she and I started a mother/daughter book club with a group of friends. We took turns choosing the tomes and met up to discuss them once a month. As time marched forward, the meetings dwindled to every few months and the book choices grew more mature along with our girls. These... Read more »

Fabulous Gender-Positive Holiday Gifts for Girls and Boys

As I’m shopping for the kids in my life this holiday season, I’ve noticed that I fall into the same rut every year.  I look at the wish lists, try to choose the least oppressive and violent options and hover my finger over the word “buy.”  But every year, at the last minute, I remember... Read more »
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