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Andrea @andrea1234 ?

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"We didn’t know what we were having until our little bundles made their arrival. I went with my “instinct” and was dead wrong, all three times. I loved not knowing until the little person presented herself (twice) and himself (once). [...]" · View
  • Andrea commented on the blog post A New Day in Politics: Complicated conversations about Muslim women’s rights   2 years, 3 months ago · View

    It’s fine to link sexism in predominately Muslim countries back to practices in Western nations – not wanting to come off as “holier than thou”, but I will never ever forget sitting in a Women’s Studies graduate seminar and listening to earnest feminists say that female genital mutilation was an acceptable cultural practice because hey, [...]

  • Andrea commented on the blog post Are gender-reveal parties necessarily retrograde?   2 years, 3 months ago · View

    We didn’t know what we were having until our little bundles made their arrival. I went with my “instinct” and was dead wrong, all three times. I loved not knowing until the little person presented herself (twice) and himself (once). I had no expectations or fantasies that needed to be fulfilled. I just dealt with [...]

  • Andrea posted an update:   2 years, 3 months ago · View

    We didn’t know what we were having until our little bundles made their arrival. I went with my ”instinct” and was dead wrong, all three times. I loved not knowing until the little person presented herself (twice) and himself (once). I had no expectations or fantasies that needed to be fulfilled. I just dealt with the little person I had. I also never bothered with a nursery or crib or bedding or wallpaper or any of that, so there really was no compelling reason to know. What would it change?

    I thought the mystery of it was pretty exciting. And because no one knew, all the clothes and gifts I got were gender neutral, which means all three kiddos wore/played with them. Win/win.

  • Andrea commented on the blog post Leggo my LEGOS: Fair play for girls   2 years, 4 months ago · View

    There is nothing preventing girls from buying Alien Invasions sets! My daughters have lots! They also love the new Friends sets, and so does their brother. I think it’s terrific that Lego has sets that appeal to the more girly girls who might not be into the other types of Lego. I really don’t get [...]

  • Andrea became a registered member   2 years, 4 months ago · View

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