“Self-portrait of a Girl who Actually Put on Monday Makeup” (2018) 

______________________________________________________ Okay, a rant: In high school, a boy told me that I had man hands. In middle school, a girl made fun of me for having collar bones that were “too big.” Kids always teased me for being so pale. Well, guess what. I love my hands that enable me to play the piano … Continue reading “Self-portrait of a Girl who Actually Put on Monday Makeup” (2018) 

Analysis of Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Part I

Recently, I've started listening to the book Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men by Meg Meeker, which was published in 2015. Meeker, MD, has spent more than twenty years practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine. In this book, she explores the dyad of a mother-son relationship, and as a feminist, I was curious what … Continue reading Analysis of Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Part I