It's a brilliant way to teach your family about other cultures and traditions.
Where there's a wheelie, there's a way.
"Well he stinks, he has a thing for mouse bait, licks himself a lot, leaves SO MUCH F**KING HAIR everywhere, but despite all that, he is so awesome I can't even describe." No, dear reader, this is not...
Sentencing and incarceration should only punish the guilty party.
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Running in two directions is impossible.
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BMX is a fun, fast, highly regulated sport that millions of kids around the world love. Faced with the alternative of not permitting my son to do any sort of activity, I know what I need to do.
There are a few things I don't understand about human nature; Donald Trump's popularity, long, bushy hipster beards, and the Kardashian obsession. And I've never understood why it's such a big deal if people speak in their native tongue in front of others.
I read Dahl's complete adult works when I was about 12 years old. It was completely, utterly and totally inappropriate for my impressionable mind, because most of Dahl's adult short stories were about S.E.X. (as I pronounced it in 1988).
I like wearing a bra, a preference which would seriously limit my options for the weekly cocktail party dresses. And let's face it, the bedazzled cocktail party dresses are a weekly highlight.
As a sole parent, who does all the hard work that most of us do as parents, but with no shared responsibility, I claim Father's Day for myself.
At the crux of it, not being defined by your skin colour is a luxury that many of us don't enjoy. That is the problem with blackface; how that definition can affect you. We are all so much more than the colour of our skin.
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People think diversity is a 'leftist' idea that's about making merry and joining hands and singing and other such hippie concepts. But all diversity means is a range of different things. Very simple. It's not about exclusion, it's about inclusion, of everyone and everything. What's so wrong with that?
It's an easy mistake to make, confusing people who look similar. And while the intention is usually not openly racist, it is very often lazy. It implies that you didn't care enough to take the time to really look at someone as an individual. And that is a very real problem for people of colour all over the world.
Feminism has become, to many people, a dirty word; even an antiquated concept. Centuries ago, women started the fight for equal rights -- to vote, to own property, to have control over our reproductive systems -- but that's ancient history. Now, we take our rights for granted.
Winnie Harlow's attitude, at half my age, is revolutionary to someone like me, who has spent most of her life vacillating between the belief I should be proud of my skin and the belief that I need to cover it up.
The definition of what it means to be homeless is much broader than many of us think. It includes not only people sleeping on the streets, but is a term which describes a number of living scenarios. The term encompasses anyone who involuntarily has no fixed address.
If Hanson sees herself as a scapegoat, it means that she takes no responsibility for her policies and ideas, as if she is just the messenger -- which is absolutely not true.
To anyone who is miffed at the inconvenience of having to squeeze in exercising your democratic right to vote for your government in a persecution-free, safe environment, on your weekend, I just can't empathise.
My nine-year-old son is not remotely an academic genius -- but he's a comedic one. But one thing he does not think is funny -- and he absolutely won't stand for -- is genuine unkindness in the guise of humour.
It's 2016, and we are on the brink of seeing the first ever female American President. I think it's really time to stop putting so much emphasis on what women wear -- or don't wear -- and #freethenipple.