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Writer (currently working on how we think about what makes us sick, for St. Martins). Farmer (goats, pigs, horses, sheep). Mother/wife/sister/daughter/person.
Wide-ranging and opinionated conversation with my friends from COMMENT...have a listen!
Is the Family an Inviolable Sphere?
Just hanging out with son #3, watching the moon turn red, and glad that 98% of my funda-evangelical rapture trauma has processed itself on out.
The remaining %2 might give me a 3 AM dream, though.
I wish I could tweet the smell of honeysuckle, now suddenly blooming all along the farm road.
What on earth is happening here? Can somebody clue me in? Because this sounds like pseudo-sanctified rape culture that's being represented by an illustration of...three semi-naked dudes wrestling and no girls or women in the picture.
I am truly puzzled. What am I missing? https://twitter.com/canonpress/status/1524138052054003712
I have ALWAYS felt this way about THE GIVING TREE. Awful book.
"The tree is perfectly happy to destroy herself under the guise of 'love' for the boy. That’s not love; it’s abuse."
We Need to Talk About ‘The Giving Tree’ (Published 2020)
Kids — and parents — need to understand that there’s a big difference between selflessness and generosity.