Category: holiday

Halloween Parenting

trooper

For most of the world, Halloween is bats and pumpkins, skeletons and spooks. It’s costumes: painted faces, full-body suits, flirty dresses and high heels. People go to parties replete with fake spiderwebbing, where the crudites are served with skeleton hand…

Halloween Cultural Appropriation

exyindian

Halloween’s coming, and that means it’s time for some good old fashioned American racism. Basically, white people think it’s okay to don the costumes or likenesses of non-white people. Lest I be accused of reverse racism, I’ll explain. White people…

Happy Juneteenth!

Happy Juneteenth a day late. If you’re oblivious to African-American culture (and you’d be shocked how much you are until you start learning – prepare to die of embarrassment, people), yesterday’s the day that we celebrate the announcement of the…

Father’s Day

I try not to tell other mothers too much about my husband. It would sound braggy and make them jealous and they would come after me with pitchforks, because Bear is legitimately the Best Husband and Dad of All Time.…