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Vicariousness. Is this parenting style harming children?

vi·car·i·ous·ly vəˈkerēəslē,vīˈkerēəslē/Submit adverb in a way that is experienced in the imagination through the actions of another person. “she was living vicariously through her children” Google What does vicariousness have to do with gender identity? Everything. A woman gives birth to a baby, then nurtures, her or him to maximize their potential. THEIR being the child’s, not the parents. I attended a toddler’s birthday on a hot day. His grandmother placed a hat on his head. The grandfather ripped it off his head saying, “No grandson of mine is wearing … Continue reading

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Women do it all.

Women no longer sow hay with a scythe, give birth in the field then return to haying by hand. After a 14 hour day in the fields, women often returned to the farm house, prepared and cooked dinner, bathed the kids, put them to bed and retired exhausted. It is 2016…to coin a Trudeau phrase. Why are women still trying to do it all? “Gender equality, also known as sex equality, gender egalitarianism, sexual equality or equality of the genders, is the view that both men and women should receive … Continue reading

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