A Look at Dr. Phil’s 10/7/5 Philosophy + My Results

I was listening to the Dr. Phil episode of Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, when Dr. Phil mentioned his 10/7/5 philosophy. I had never heard about this philosophy of his before, but I found it to be very interesting and wanted to share with you guys. [Disclaimer: I’ve never been a huge fan of Dr. … More A Look at Dr. Phil’s 10/7/5 Philosophy + My Results

Real Life: Gender Conscious Parenting + Tips for How to Share the Workload with Your Former Spouse

An interview with Emily Rothrock Tate: This blog started because I was looking for resources on equal and gender conscious parenting. When I couldn’t find what I was after, it occurred to me I had the power to change that. I’ve never claimed to have all the answers — I certainly don’t — but I … More Real Life: Gender Conscious Parenting + Tips for How to Share the Workload with Your Former Spouse

Gender Norms Update: New Research Shows Progress… Except When It Comes to Who Should Do Household Chores

Every time I see a news article about gender equality from any publication, I get legitimately excited. Even if it’s not a particularly positive article, I feel hopeful that the more we talk about this issue, the more we can affect change… slowly but surely. Needless to say, seeing a headline from the New York … More Gender Norms Update: New Research Shows Progress… Except When It Comes to Who Should Do Household Chores

It’s Time To Teach Boys To Embrace Who They Are — Not Just Who Society Wants Them To Be

We’ve had a shift in our culture over the last decade or so, where we’ve begun to tell young girls they can be and do anything. The Always #LikeAGirl campaign is a prime example. The opposite, however, is not true. A 2017 study showed that more than three-quarters of those surveyed said it was a … More It’s Time To Teach Boys To Embrace Who They Are — Not Just Who Society Wants Them To Be

Men Are Hurt And It’s Time For Us To Talk About It

Men are hurt. It doesn’t justify their actions, and I’m certainly not making excuses for them. But they’re hurt, and we need to talk about it. Most of the campaigns I see that focus on breaking down gender stereotypes typically refer to teaching girls that they are just as good as boys. That they can … More Men Are Hurt And It’s Time For Us To Talk About It

We Have to Stop Telling Women They Aren’t Good Enough

Last winter I attended a non-profit fundraiser sans-Chandler because he was on his way back from a ski trip. I was standing outside waiting for valet to bring my car to me. I was leaving kind of early to relieve the babysitter, and only one other person was outside — a noticeably wealthy woman about … More We Have to Stop Telling Women They Aren’t Good Enough

How to Teach Your Kids About Acceptance

There was a meme floating around social media a few months ago that said: Give your male kids books about girls.Give your white kids books starring people of color.Give your able-bodied kids books with disabled characters.Don’t think “these books are important for people who need to see themselves represented.” These books are important for all … More How to Teach Your Kids About Acceptance