Author Archive | Emma Nelson


Why I’m Raising My Sons to be Feminists

I have two beautiful, rambunctious, loving boys. My husband and I want one more child, but in a family where male grandchildren currently outnumber female grandchildren nine to one, I’d have to put my money on a third boy if I were a betting woman. And that’s okay with me. I love my boys, and […]

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Parenting Paranoia in the Digital Age

When I get a little too anxious about perfectly curating comfort and safety for my children, my mom likes to remind me that she brought my oldest brother home to the tractor shed where she and my dad lived, and put him to sleep in a laundry basket, and guess what? He survived. It’s true, […]

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