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Photo courtesy of Dylan Flunker
Family / Family-building

Baby Makes Four: Making Way for a Second Child

In the five stages of grief around no longer being an only child, we’ve primarily been in “denial” and “bargaining,” while dabbling with “acceptance.”

Never Say No – A Feminist Dilemma
Family / Parenting

Never Say No – A Feminist Dilemma

My inner tomboy hoped she would reject pink and make-up and all the vestiges of femininity that go along with societal teachings that girls must be pretty, sexy, and smart but not too smart.

Fully updated!
Community / Featured blogs

Fully updated!

Phew! The blog directory is fully updated!  Please let us know if you find a broken link.  And, even more importantly, please share the List Your Blog Here URL so that we can keep growing!  (We’ll post a round-up of blogs new to the listings monthly from here on out.) […]

Poke around a little!
Community / Featured blogs

Poke around a little!

People have asked how I am ordering all the newly listed blogs that I announce.  The simple truth is: I don’t.  I have a huge list of new blogs and I open pages at random.  Once I have 6-8 pages open, I poke around, read a bit, sometimes comment, and […]

From here and there and everywhere
Community / Featured blogs

From here and there and everywhere

Isn’t it great how this just continues and continues?   Here is today’s installment for Week of Blogs!  This particular list takes us from middle of Virginia all the way to Bangkok!  It also includes two guest bloggers.  We love having readers and people from our blog directory (and really […]

More Blogs. More Love. Bigger Village.
Community / Featured blogs

More Blogs. More Love. Bigger Village.

One of the reasons I love VillageQ is that I do believe that it takes a village to raise a child.  In part, I believe this because my two-year-old has more energy than anyone ever.  No. Really.  And in part, I believe this because while everyone takes their own path […]

Expansion 2.0
Community / Featured blogs

Expansion 2.0

If I was über-excited about the re-branding to VillageQ, I am head-over-heels excited to the max about our expanding blog directory.  Not only are we expanding in numbers, we are representing so many different and wonderful voices and experiences.  Just start meandering around the directory— you are sure to find […]

Getting to Know You
Family / Kids / Parenting

Getting to Know You

Meet Dylan Flunker, the first in a clump of new regular contributors here at VillageQ! He’ll be filing monthly posts and we’re thrilled to have him aboard. ~VQ Eds   Welcome to VillageQ! My name is Dylan. I usually don’t look quite as fabulous as in this photo, but I’ve […]

[Moms] Are Doing it For Themselves
Family / Parenting

[Moms] Are Doing it For Themselves

Or, well, not, as the case may be. Since n has joined our lives, I’ve posted a few times about trying to remember to do things for ourselves; about reconnecting with those activities that make us happy and center us in a way that activities which are child-focused do not. Along […]

Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day?
Family / Grief & loss / Life / Parenting

Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day?

Our daughter goes to a school that’s connected with a Temple, and so it is, both by association and intention, a Jewish school. One of the results being that, in addition to not celebrating the obvious holidays like Christmas, they also don’t celebrate the governmental holidays. Halloween, Valentine’s Day, etc. […]