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Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen SuggestionAs a dad i was looking into some inspiration to raise my daughter If you are not from the cultural into some inspiration to raise my daughter If you are not from the cultural this book refers to no need to read Boys AND Girls in my household and culture are raised with eual opportunity and for us the arguments in this book are 90% no brainers of course it is okay to look different to other girls and women are not a washingcleaning service 10% is typical for this as feminist writers often fall of on the other side of the horse No need to buy and it scares me that so many eople are raising this like a new bible whats going on in your families Although I don t believe everything Adichie says which is normal especially when discussing feminism this is another great iece of work by Adichie Sometimes she The Blueprint (English Edition) points out what I think are obvious but I read and vocalise a lot of my feminism such as gender stereotypes are taught from a young age with boy baby grows in blue and girl baby grows inink but then she also makes fantastic Crisis of the Strauss Divided points like knowledge of cooking is notre installed in a vagina Adichie always moves and inspires me to fight fight fight for women s euality I would love now to see a Feminist Manifesto for how to raise the boys Fabulous book I love every book of Chimamanda s and this a Feminist Manifesto for how to raise the boys Fabulous book I love every book of Chimamanda s and this no exception Awesome tips for raising feminist kids Shame about the hypocrites down rating this not because of the content because they disagree with her ersonal opinion I guess every book they ever read in life was by someone who agrees with all their views Strong well argued case that s logical and accessible without being a never ending whinge fest Finally a book about feminism that takes in the double standards and sheer wrong headedness of so called rogressives in 2017 Adichie calls it Feminism Lite of so called rogressives in 2017 Adichie calls it Feminism Lite call it FAUXminism but our thoughts align on most of the oints here I was Road House - The Novel particularly struck by Adichie s flipping round of certain assumptions about men and women here especially with reference to marriage being uneven or care giving and the notion mothers can unwittingly diminish fatherhood Most of all I appreciated her comments on work and motherhood and that fallacy having it alllus the notion women must reject femininity if they embrace feminism Balderdash Yet apparently I wear too much make up to be a real feminist Arf Thoughtful commentary that s a fast read and very enlightening with something for everyone not just feminists IMHO I was on the Dear Ijeawele or ,
Rain home having already finished my first read of the month and a little way through the second but I really wanted to read something short and referably a non fiction book This ticked both boxes and I had a great time reading wise words from my favourite feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie This lady is truly an inspiration to us all and I really felt like I learnt a lot form this honest open hearted letter to her friend about the best way to raise children to be This easy to read Manifesto goes straight to the heart of what it means to welcome a feminist into the world As Dolphin Diaries Bind-Up parents it can be dif Iicked this one up after reading We Should All Be Feminists and loving it so I definitely thought I needed to give this one a goI think the main thing I love about this book is that it started off as a letter to her friend on how to raise a feminist daughter the book evolves slightly from that but essentially at "It S Core It Is " s core it is letter It s the sort of letter that I wish I was given growing up that I wish everyone is given growing up We aren t asking The Wingman Chronicles people to beerfect or non judgemental we re just asking Flood Legends people to have opinions and uestion things and just try to be a little bit better I love the way that Adichie writes there is something that is so effortless and the writing just flowsI especially love the messages in this book about the language we ascribe to fathers helping out or babysittinglease see biggest eye roll from me ever It is one of my biggest hates when fathers say they are babysitting their own children you cannot babysit your own child So much of what she writes I relate too and I just want to go and explore the rest of her writing My coworker and friend gave me this book when my twin daughters turned 5 of a birthday resent for me I suppose I read this book in an hour and refer back to it often reading even a few age appropriate lines to My Girls Now Alomost girls now alomost book is derived from a letter the author of the book Ms Adichie wrote her friend Ijeawele when Ijeawele had her first baby Ijeawele reached out to her friend for advice on raising her daughter Among the 15 beautifully ackaged The Brother-Offended Checklist pieces of advice Ms Adichie gives her friend the following themes resonated with me I ve taken the liberty ofaraphrasing in my own inartful way Be a full erson yourself but ask for help when you need itMy interpretation Don t be ashamed to work outside the home Your kid will be fine. Feminist Manifesto.

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Raise your child together with your マジック・ツリーハウス〈1〉恐竜の谷の大冒険 partner women shouldn t be relegated just to the female rolesMy interpretation You are both eualarents Dad doesn t need a standing ovation when he changes a diaper he should be doing this Because you are a "Girl Is Never A Reason For Anything EverNo Interpretation Needed " is never a reason for anything EverNo interpretation needed her to reject likeability Teach her to be brave kind and to stand up for herselfMy interpretation You do you Being kind brave and assertive are not mutually exclusive thingsOverall lots of very good advice in an easily readable format Reading this feminist manifesto made me realised that my father now 74 was and is still a feministMy father was always the first one the wake up in the morning by 5 am the latest He will take his torch a broom and sweep the compound Then he will fetch water and store it in the two big jars He will warm up some water for the bath of all family members By the time we wake around 6 am he had his bath and would start listening to news with his old radio During weekends he will get firewood Our neighbours would always treat my father as too weak because he was doing household chores reserved to my mother But my father didn t care at all He kept sweeping fetching water and getting firewood because for him it was his duty as husband and as fatherAs I grew up I started firewood because for him it was his duty as husband and as fatherAs I grew up I started my father s exemple I would sweep the compound fetch water get firewood etc My friends were always mocking at me but but as my father I didn t really care My single childhood regret was the fact that my mother banned me access to the kitchen For her the kitchen belongs to women and bring bad luck to boys As you can see my mother wasn t a feminist not her fault but the fault of the culturally constructed gender roles in our societiesLooking back my father was a great help for me He consciously or unconsciously rejected the idea of gender roles the third suggestion of Chimamanda to her friend IjeaweleReading this manifesto comfort me my father was right our neighbours were wrong I wish this book was Bear Creek Road published earlier and that I had read it before getting married and having children I would have raised my two boys differentlyNevertheless I ve raised them to respect girls and boys not because of their sex or gender identity but because they are human beings with rights and dignity that must be respectedromoted and rotected by all means and by all costsThis book reinforced my conviction. In Fifteen Suggesti. .