Baby gender reveal parties are rituals that celebrate the gender binary and reinforce gender stereotypes. These parties are harmful because they are the very first attempt to box that baby into a gender that they may not feel represents who they are as they get older. For children to feel safe, we need to knock down the walls that cage them in.
Is a baby's gender something to be celebrated? And if so, why? We're going to chat about why baby gender reveals can be unhealthy for children and society as a whole, and how it contributes to society's expectations of people because of their gender.
We receive a lot of messages about us as a couple and how we keep our relationship healthy. We hear about red flags when it comes to relationships a lot in society, so what about those green flags? Today we're chatting about some green flags in a relationship (or friendship!) and how you can spot early on if your relationship will be a healthy one.