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

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

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

7 Tips For Sharing the Mental Load of Parenting with Your Partner

The mental load of parenting is insane. And historically, this falls to the mom. Why? Gender norms. That’s why. It’s not that moms are better at it or dads aren’t willing. Those things certainly CAN be true, depending on your situation. But that’s not WHY this is a recurring pattern in our society. As with … More 7 Tips For Sharing the Mental Load of Parenting with Your Partner

Our Story: How Carrying a Genetic Disease Impacted Us Becoming Parents

I’ve had several people ask me to talk more in depth about Chandler’s and my journey to becoming parents in light of discovering as an adult that I carried a genetic disease. Part of this story was shared on the Mom Who Works Instagram page, which I highly recommend following. Full story below: I am … More Our Story: How Carrying a Genetic Disease Impacted Us Becoming Parents

5 Reasons Working Moms and Stay-At-Home Moms are More Alike Than Different

When I first decided to start this blog, I assumed I would get backlash. I knew some people were going to call me a bad mom for wanting to be the back-up parent. I knew some people wouldn’t like that I am calling for dads to work just as hard at parenting as moms do. And … More 5 Reasons Working Moms and Stay-At-Home Moms are More Alike Than Different