Tagged: daughters

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Bound Feet

In third grade, my teacher taught us a little about China. The only thing I remember was that I heard of China’s ancient custom of footbinding for the first time. I learned that very...

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Guest Post: Two Baby Blessings

by Becca I have two daughters. At the time of my first daughter’s birth I am a mostly-orthodox Mormon. We do her baby blessing at my mom’s house. We live out of state, and...

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Girl Scouts Sans Troop

I was never a girl scout but I wanted my daughter to be one.  American Mormon boys enroll in church-sponsored Boy Scouts troops. However, the LDS church does not sponsor Girl Scout troops. To...

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China’s Gender Bias—and Mine

I’ve learned the gender of my unborn child via ultrasound. If I lived in China or India, such a procedure would be illegal, due to unsuccessful attempts by these governments to curb gender selective...