Posts tagged Philosophy

Truth In Dadvertising: The Similac Formula Falls Short

Similac Formula is making waves with a new ad that tries to end the Mommy Wars. In a world of no parental judgement, parents would be free to formula feed – that’s what they want. Fine, we fed formula. But it’s the portrayal of dads in the video that is turning the conversation sideways. Why Sisterhood of Motherhood? Why not call us all “parents?”

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This Is How The Mommy Wars Start

This is how the Mommy Wars start: a new mother, trying to find simple answers, gets bogged down by the braggards and spews back. The humblebraggers fight back and .. well, cue the feedback loop.

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Naked Baby, Naked Daddy, And Trying To Set Boundaries For Nudity

I dont have a problem being naked around my kids. it’s not something I set out to do, but if it happens, it happens. We play Naked Baby, Naked Daddy, and it’s mostly me just being silly. A HuffPo essay this week, however, has me rethinking parental nudity and how it can be used to teach our kids about their own bodies and body hangups.

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The Rainbow Crosswalk At Davie and Bute In Vancouver

There is a rainbow crosswalk in Vancouver that arrived quite suddenly, and with it an instant tourist attraction. I stopped to show it to my son and his reaction to this monument of pride and tolerance gives hope that homophobia will soon be gone.

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