Pretty Awesome

Do I look pretty? “Yes, you look pretty. So, so pretty.” Here I am with another 3-year old going through that “Pink Phase.” This time around, however, I’ve given in to the pink. I’ve surrendered. I’m encouraging it, even. The first time around, I bought my daughter blue, green, and purple clothes–even black. I urged the […]

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Under cover of night

“[T]he brain works around the clock to stitch together a pattern of logic to our daily lives: what just happened and what was my role in it? Fabrication of stories is one of the key businesses in which our brains engage. Brains do this with the single-minded goal of getting the multifaceted actions of the […]

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Book Review: “Pink and Blue, Telling the Boys from the Girls in America”

I love dressing my Little Guy in pink! He doesn’t (yet) know that “pink is supposed to be for girls.” Awhile back, I blogged about my surprise at learning pink used to be for boys… or girls… it didn’t used to matter. I did a little internet research and joked about how I could never do […]

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Pink is for Boys, Blue is for Girls

My little guy already has a lot of pink in his life, thanks to having an older sister. Pink blankets and toys are one thing (well, two, actually), but I hadn’t been daring enough to dress him in any pink clothes until I found these shirts: Tons of stores are selling pink shirts for boys […]

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