Every time that I think I have finally escaped ex bf drama I am wrong.
Will and I have been together for over 3 years, why is this kid still holding on to these ideas?
Why can’t we all just move on with our lives?
“Traditionally, toys were intended to communicate parental values and expectations, to train children for their future adult roles. Today’s boys and girls will eventually be one another’s professional peers, employers, employees, romantic partners, co-parents. How can they develop skills for such collaborations from toys that increasingly emphasize, reinforce, or even create, gender differences? What do girls learn about who they should be from Lego kits with beauty parlors or the flood of “girl friendly” science kits that run the gamut from “beauty spa lab” to “perfume factory”?”—Does Stripping Gender From Toys Really Make Sense? - NYTimes.com (via sociolab)
Long trip visiting new jersey.
Sad to leave a comfy bed and having dinner made for us every night.
Glad to get back to my own things and my own food and life.
I’m not a traveler. I don’t travel well and I don’t enjoy it. Regardless, tomorrow we are headed to visit with my family to retrieve the cat and get presents. Thankfully (though sadly?) we’re only going to be there for a night most likely.
In other news, I’m starving and I think my ears are going to start bleeding from all the techno music will’s brother is playing in the car.