Category Archives: rant

  1. Jamie Oliver and I Are Not on the Same Parenting Page

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    20 November 2014 by thaliakr

    Dr Seuss, Horton Hears a Who: A person's a person no matter how small | Sacraparental.com

    It seems that Jamie Oliver – cheeky television chef with the ‘beestung lips’ and the Essex accent – and I …
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  2. Don’t Get Raped: Wear Running Shoes

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    15 August 2014 by thaliakr

    What really causes rape? | Sacraparental.com

    It’s not that this ‘health and safety’ advice from Wellington’s Massey University isn’t sensible, it’s just that it is absolutely …
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  3. The Church’s Missing Workforce

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    20 June 2014 by thaliakr

    Women in ministry | Sacraparental.com

    At the moment in my corner of the church world (I’m a Kiwi Baptist), the number of our 250-odd churches …
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  4. Everyday Misogyny: What Air New Zealand Doesn’t Understand

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    21 May 2014 by thaliakr

    The story starts here, if you want to read the three posts in order. Here’s the thing: we’re not saying …
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  5. The Smug Hobby of Parent-Bashing

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    22 March 2014 by thaliakr

    Victoria's Secret shames nursing mother, breastfeeding in public, Christian parenting blogs, New Zealand parenting blogs, feminist parenting blogs

    Being smug is such a treat. Not only do you get the warm glow of being right but if you add …
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  6. Everyday Misogyny: Sexism in Paradise Video Update

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    13 March 2014 by thaliakr

    You’ll be astonished to know that my complaint via the Air New Zealand website (thanks Lucy for the motivation to …
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  7. International Women’s Day: 8 (Easy and Hard) Ways to Make Life Better for Women

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    8 March 2014 by thaliakr

    child marriage, international women's day, girls in yemen

    The wonderful Lucy is hosting an International Women’s Day link-up at Lulastic and the Hippyshake, so head over there for …
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  8. Everyday Misogyny: What’s wrong with Air New Zealand’s Swimsuit Safety Video?

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    1 March 2014 by thaliakr

    objectification of women, Air New Zealand's sexist safety video, everyday sexism, feminist parenting, #sexisminparadise, sexism in paradise, Advertising Standards Authority complaint process

    Update: I’ve been getting my complain on! For my early correspondence with Air New Zealand and the Advertising Standards Authority, …
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  9. Rape Culture and Rap Lyrics

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    15 February 2014 by thaliakr

    rape culture and rap lyrics, Odd Future rape lyrics, feminist parenting, Christian parenting

    Holocaust denial is now its own special category of insanity. If you want to hold a conference telling people that there …
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  10. Parenting as Professional Development

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    8 December 2013 by thaliakr

    I didn’t get it before I had a baby. And now I really, really don’t get it. One of the …
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