Walks in Wine Country

Fragments of my life and loves in ontario's wine country

thewitchyandtheturtle:

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lissymac37:

huffingtonpost:

People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.

Watch the powerful Verizon advertisement to really understand what a little girl hears when you tell her she’s pretty.

This is so important. Girls pay attention. Boys, if you are a brother, father, cousin of a girl, pay attention.

This is CRITICAL

I actually stopped talking to my stepdad as a teenager because I was building a birdhouse using his power tools and he came out and told me to “go inside and play with dolls or whatever it is girls do” I didn’t talk to him outside of general obedience for about a year. 

(Source: youtube.com)