Category Archives: Movies

TV and your precious offspring: Learning to dance with the devil

My kids watch TV. Not proud of it. Hate it, in fact. This (amongst several massive elephants in the room) was not part of my rosy, soft-focus dreams of child-rearing. I’m not going to try to explain or justify it.

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TV and your precious offspring: Learning to dance with the devil

My kids watch TV. Not proud of it. Hate it, in fact. This (amongst several massive elephants in the room) was not part of my rosy, soft-focus dreams of child-rearing. I’m not going to try to explain or justify it.

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Oh, that ever-thickening princess plot

I first started thinking about this post in mid-September, as my four year old was settling into her new preschool. On the whole, I was awash with relief – it’s a co-op, and while there’s nothing overtly political about it,

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Oh, that ever-thickening princess plot

I first started thinking about this post in mid-September, as my four year old was settling into her new preschool. On the whole, I was awash with relief – it’s a co-op, and while there’s nothing overtly political about it,

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Before you order the popcorn…

I may have been the last person to discover the Bechdel Test Movie list, but the standardized test nerd in me loves it. What’s not to love about a database that will give you a very quick sense of whether you’re about

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Before you order the popcorn…

I may have been the last person to discover the Bechdel Test Movie list, but the standardized test nerd in me loves it. What’s not to love about a database that will give you a very quick sense of whether you’re about

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