The Backyard Isn’t Dad’s Arena

Competing against your kids can be another way of dominating them

Photo by John Money on Unsplash

It’s so easy for every day, run-of-the-mill parenting practices to pile up — one small misstep stacks atop the others — reinforcing problematic cultural conventions. Fatherly intentions are often pure, but we inadvertently teach our kids to conform with a sexist status quo. Especially when it comes to…

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