Posts Tagged ‘boys’

Life is full of transitions. I’ve always thought of these moments of big change as doorways I step through into another point in my life. Some are obvious — getting married, moving to Ottawa, having my boys — but some are less apparent but no less transformative. Since having my boys, I have gotten a lot of joy from watching them approach their own moments of transition with grace and aplomb, in their own time and in their own way.

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This isn’t going to be the post you think it is. Seriously. My boys’ current fascination with breasts has very little to do with the titillating prospect of female nudity. No, my boys’ current fascination with breasts is purely based in their function — just when I think I’ve learned everything I need to know about breastfeeding, my boys teach me something new.

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Boy robots taking a break from world domination to wait for Popo to come home from work.

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  • Apparently I’m not interested in blogging because I’m a woman. Clearly someone didn’t do her research – the vast majority of the blogs I follow, as well as the ones I merely encounter by chance, are authored by women. Not to mention that I’ve been blogging myself since 2004. Apparently I’m mistaken and they’re actually all authored by men because women have no interest in getting involved in the “blogging arena”. I’d like to point out to Wente that mainstream media, where each reporter seems to have a “blog”, has it all wrong — those aren’t blogs. They’re just another way to deliver op ed pieces on behalf of the media outlet for which the reporter already works. Real blogs engage and, IMO, “Mommy Bloggers” in particular are keen to engage and share opinions. Want a list of engaging, opinionated, well-written blogs written by women, Margaret? Email me and I’ll send you a list.  Until then, dearest Margaret, I call “bullshit” and “poor research” on your opinion. (more…)

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