Russell Brand Messiah Complex
This man is far more intelligent than many people give him credit for.
comedians generally are.
Have you heard of Ban Bossy? It’s the new initiative from Lean In and the Girl Scouts that’s trying to ban “bossy” and similar words that are used to bring down girls that are ambitious, take risks, and speak up. By changing the way we treat girls who lead, hopefully our generation will soon see more women in leadership roles.
Spring has sprung, so have a toy spring cleaning!
To kick off the Spring season each year, pull all of your kid’s dirty and dusty outdoor toys out of storage and let your kids clean them up! They will love playing in the water and playing with all of the clean toys they’ve forgotten about!…
This is not an anti-media post. Far from it. I cannot stand that MEDIA and NATURE are put on opposing ends of some spectrum of life value. Can you not be “pro” both?
For those that say yes… skip ahead to the bottom where you will get my list of favorite kid-friendly media options. For those…
Pretty heartbreaking. These beautiful and bright students deserve so much better. Above I included some of the photographs (there’s many more) of Black women who are students there because I think it’s important to point out how racism is not only impacting Whites’ perception of their intelligence but also how White people approach their appearance as well, in gender-specific ways. This is heartbreaking to me albeit not surprising. The myth that working hard = happy payoff is a fairy tale. Racism is ubiquitous.
I really wish them the best with their education and the ability to navigate these microaggressions and overt acts of racism. This stuff increases stereotype threat and impacts mental health and health which impacts performance. I want the best for them. Much love. ❤