“It’s a model that somewhat mitigates the impact of any systemic racial bias. You listen. You’re compassionate. If you’re practicing in [the midwifery] model you’re mitigating this without even realizing it.”
“…they need acknowledgement that they may find themselves ‘going against the grain’—they need adults to acknowledge that and let them know that they support them and are proud of them because of, or despite, that.”
Mixed-gender play helps emphasize the act of playing, not the gender of the kids who are playing.
Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.