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

Tuesday Tunes: Amanda Palmer, “What’s the Use of Won’drin'”

Artist: Amanda Palmer Song: "What's the Use of Won'drin'" (from the musical Carousel) lyrics What's the use of wond'rin' If he's good or if he's bad Or if you like the way he wears his hat Oh, what's the use of wond'rin' If he's good or if he's bad He's your fella and you love … Continue reading Tuesday Tunes: Amanda Palmer, “What’s the Use of Won’drin'”

Written Wednesday: “Why a Man Should Never Object to a Woman Splitting the Bill”

If a woman ever suggests paying for her dinner when she is on a date with a man, he is quick to object. Why even dare propose such a thought? Of course not. No. Never! Yet why does this protestation occur? Cultural obedience. Money dost rule. Chivalry is dead. God save the queen—she cannot save … Continue reading Written Wednesday: “Why a Man Should Never Object to a Woman Splitting the Bill”