I have a regular dinner group I go to where there's a theme every time and it's strongly recommended that everyone who attends cook their own dish. This is quite distinct from other potlucks I've been to, and obviously it's a different crowd (most people who come are excellent bakers or cooks and enjoy cooking). » 10/22/14 11:43am Yesterday 11:43am

It's gender-essentialist and stupid to think that a woman who has procreated is in some sort of factory-setting state of health and happiness. Yet, anyone who walks around doling once-size-fits-all advice for nursing and childcare is essentially operating on this ridiculous assumption. » 10/19/14 2:57pm Sunday 2:57pm

When it comes to inadequacy, I have found immeasurable worth in mindfulness meditation and on "visualizing good things." Every day I name three things I am proud of and three things I'm looking forward to, etc. I don't recommend this technique to people who are in bad situations; anger can be good, discomfort is often… » 10/18/14 8:14pm Saturday 8:14pm