Activism, Books, Friendship, Inspiration, Literary Etc., London, Our Daughter, Parenthood, Toronto, V-Day, Women's Rights

Throwback Thursday: Meeting Eve

This post was first written on May 13. Then I forgot about it before revisiting until now. I took Tallula to meet one of my heroes tonight. We sat as close as possible on the end of the row on the left side. I nursed her while waiting for our friend to join us. It… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Meeting Eve

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Family, Love, Our Daughter, Parenthood, Photos, Toronto, V-Day

Ten

Dear Tallula, You waved on April 24. Sebastian and I were leaving his bedroom, I told you I would be right back to get you. You lifted your right hand and waved at me. You said 'hi' and waved to everyone at Seb's school on April 25. I suppose it was your first real word.… Continue reading Ten

Activism, Notable Links, V-Day, Women's Rights

International Women’s Day

It's 2010. You'd think that things have changed. They have not. Our greatest resources, women and girls, continue being raped and killed. To mark International Women's Day, Amnesty International released two reports looking at sexual violence in locations across the developed and developing world; specifically Cambodia and the Nordic Countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and… Continue reading International Women’s Day

Activism, Notable Links, V-Day

Happy V-DAY! And International Women’s Day!

Tis the season. Hope ya'll had a fine Valentine's Day. I received an email from a good friend stating that because of me, she no longer thinks of Valentine's Day as just that, but also V-Day. Vagina. Valentine. Victory. You know. The V-Day movement to stop violence against women. That friend of mine made me… Continue reading Happy V-DAY! And International Women’s Day!