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"My Father Valued My Brain"

Dad and daughterDad and daughter by Peter Werkman (www.peterwerkman.nl) (cc by)

On a question about dads wanting to learn the basics of feminism to better prepare their daughters for the world, EmpressCallipygos talks about how her dad raised her in a supportive way without deep knowledge of the field.

You don't have to have a degree in women's studies or a nuanced understanding of gender politics to raise independent-minded daughters. My father certainly didn't - he went to trade school instead of college and that kind of theoretical book-study was really not what he was into.

07/25/14
by mathowie

Why Star Trek is great. One MeFite's experience.

Star Trek science onesie in actionStar Trek science onesie in action by PugnoM/camustafa/Mustafa Ünlü (cc by)

My 13-year-old son and I are watching every Star Trek right now and it is a fantastic experience. In fact it has repaired our relationship.

LarryC on watching Star Trek with his son.

05/15/13
by jessamyn

"I've done a lot of thinking about the VS PINK line and the impact it has on girls across America"

Hand with shadows, father & daughterHand with shadows, father & daughter by Ctd 2005 (cc by)

A parent and child have a long talk about Victoria's Secret, thongs, peer pressure, and sexuality.

12/12/12
by mathowie

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