Women Kicking Ass

10 Reasons Not to Be Sad About Your Baby Starting Kindergarten…or Summer Coming to an End

1. Now she can make her own waffles! (She eats them frozen straight out of the box and leaves the freezer door ajar, but still). No more wrestling with your kids over sunscreen. 2. She mostly has the toilet thing worked out. You’ll be indoors now, so no more ethical conundrum about whether to let your kids pee in the woods (right next to the t-ball diamond) or off boats, or whatnot. 3. Daycare is now school, so it’s free and …

I’M CHOOSING MY CHOICE!! Maybe I Was Wrong About Being a Stay-at-Work Mom.

(“I CHOOSE MY CHOICE! I CHOOSE MY CHOICE!” screams Charlotte into the phone to Miranda in Season 4 of HBO’s most ancient show ‘Sex and the City.’ She’s declaring that she’s come to terms with staying home to redecorate her Park Avenue apartment and try to have a baby while her cardiologist husband (the most cardboard …

Part II, So You Figure Out That Dudes Are the Problem, But You’re Married to a Dude. Hahaha, Awkward. What Now?

It’s been giving me palpitations and stomach aches, trying to figure out how to write for women right now. To write for myself. There’s so much to cover and I don’t want to get it wrong. I’ve gotten bogged down in research a few times, gone down some deep rabbit holes. Here’s where I’ll start: …

So, Hey. The Patriarchy. That’s a Thing. Rape Culture? That’s a Thing, Too. Who Knew? (We Fucking Did) Part 1

#metoo #yesallwomen #fuckingpissed I’ve been trying to write my reaction to the out-ing of Harvey Weinstein, and the #metoo resurgence on the internet. I keep going between a hell storm of anger, DON’T YOU FUCKING ROLL YOUR EYES, OR I WILL STAB YOU IN YOUR PIG FACE, and lying face down on the floor in exhaustion. I …