Author Archive | Amanda R.

embracing the f-word

Embracing the F-word

A fun fact I learned as a big fan of the Stuff Mom Never Told You podcast, “feminism” was coined by a man. A dude. A dudely philosopher, Charles Fourier, who observed how poorly women were valued in the 19th century. Not that he did anything other than make the observation . . . . […]

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40 thoughts

40 thoughts as I turn 40

Looking back, I can’t think of what I remember when my parents turned 40. I know it happened, but so many other things were happening at the same time, that it was likely a non-event. Forty seemed unreachable—parents on television and in movies didn’t really address their ages—and I was likely too busy watching Knight […]

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