Category Archives: Parenting

  1. Helpful Truths for Winter Break

    2

    January 3, 2020 by Julia

    This year, the day after Christmas, after reading my ‘notes to self’ from last year during winter break, I decided …
    Continue reading

  2. Blowing Off Steam (Without Being Mean)

    Leave a comment

    December 6, 2019 by Julia

    A few weeks ago, it struck me with sudden clarity that I’d let things go too far in my household, …
    Continue reading

  3. Women, Men, and Equality

    Leave a comment

    May 24, 2018 by Julia

    You can no longer tell a woman that there is a vocation she can’t do. But you can saddle her with a million tiny obligations to the world, so that she never quite makes it in that big, focused work. It’s like when Cinderella’s evil stepmother says, “Sure, darling, you can go to the Royal Ball tonight – after you do this impossible number of chores!” (Evil laugh.)

  4. Just Part of Being a Mom

    1

    May 13, 2017 by Julia

    The other day another mom told me, with only a hint of angst, that she has accepted guilt and a …
    Continue reading

  5. The Thing About Family

    Leave a comment

    March 3, 2017 by Julia

      There are days when I look at my family and marvel at how lucky I am. I mean, really: …
    Continue reading

  6. Feminism and the Kids

    Leave a comment

    July 9, 2016 by Julia

    I only really began to think about feminist issues after becoming a parent.   Children have a way of forcing …
    Continue reading

  7. She Is, They Are

    2

    May 6, 2016 by Julia

    I know my mom did all of the daily chores of motherhood, all the things that cared-for children generally take …
    Continue reading

Julia

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 560 other followers

Archives

playful + peaceful

writings on an imperfectly balanced life

Momus

--- A Return to Art Criticism ---

Radical Discipleship

A Joint Project of Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries and Word & World

Discover

A daily selection of the best content published on WordPress, collected for you by humans who love to read.

Angela Barnett

Writer. Wig Wearer. Shame Buster.

Things We Like

a project by jessica gross

LaMonte M. Fowler

an indie author writing to stay sane

Kelsey Hough-Munger

life-lover, truth-sharer, fiercely free

thecolorlilac.wordpress.com/

Social Justice | Pop Culture | Black Girl Magic

One Awkward Year

wow, this is awkward . . .

The Belle Jar

"Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences." - Sylvia Plath

Joy, Lovely Joy

Writing through mothering

Fucking Awesome Bulimics I Know

Sharing stories and kicking shame in the shins (warning: some of these stories might be triggering)

Stephanie Mackley - An Honest Mom

On existential questions, feelings we're not supposed to feel, and toppling the patriarchy

PRONOIA BLOG

small shares from Pronoia Coaching

James Gillingham - Long Arm Films

Thinking thoughts and making films

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Writing and Speaking for the Pop Culture Literate.

Laura Parrott Perry

We've all got a story to tell.

Ginger's Grocery

Come on in and browse. The biscuits were made fresh this morning, the Slush Puppie machine was just refilled with a new bottle of red syrup, and we have the biggest selection of bait this close to town.

Music for Deckchairs

"In shadowy, silent distance grew the iceberg too": universities, technology, work and life

my name is elizabeth

stories about race, culture, and identity

Priss & Vinegar

Lawyer by trade. Writer at heart. Housewife by accident.

Angela Tucker

Blogger / Speaker / Educator

Candice Czubernat

A leading voice in the LGBTQ and Christian dialogue

Song of the Lark

Music, melodies, mutterings

Adventures of a Teacher Nerdfighter

Building a fifth grade classroom community around enthusiasm, creativity, and awesome.

Michelle Murnin Paulson

Spiritual Medium & Blogger

Olivia A. Cole

Author. Blogger. Bigmouth.