In the name of making the world—or, at the very least, our countries—a better place, I feel like we are caught in the middle of a fight between “anti” and “pro” everythings. And the more I look at it, the more I think that this line of thinking is the wrong one for two reasons. … Read More Quick Thoughts: To Build a Better World, Stop Asking Polarizing Questions
There are certain images that come to mind when one hears the word “mother” and “motherhood”. These images have been placed in our minds mostly through North American media consumption. We have to keep in mind that those behind the creation of most media still remain, for the largest part, male and white. So those… Read More Quick Thoughts: Mother As Your Family Needs It, Not As You Are Told You Need It
We keep thinking about what we can’t do during this pandemic. But what if we started thinking about all of the things that we ca do? Especially those of us who are lucky enough to be able to work from home and now have financial worries—we are in such a position of privilege. And it… Read More Quick Thoughts: What CAN we do during this pandemic?
I have heard, from as far back as I can remember, that marriage is hard work. I always wondered how married people managed to have such full lives, especially after having children, if marriage was so much work. I had this conception of working on one’s marriage as being in a vacuum. Marriage is not… Read More Quick Thoughts: Marriage is Hard Work that Keeps on Giving to the Entire World
The superhero as the only one that can change the world trope has got to go, however much I myself love it. Seriously. No one person can change the world. I mean, I can’t change the world all by myself, and neither can you. But here is the thing: we are both essential to changing… Read More Quick Thoughts: I can’t change the world, but I can change my world