On: Sustainability

Movement Lie #4:
Parenting Makes You Less Effective

Article originally posted on Let’s Talk: At the Heart of Movement Building, February 2014.

Becoming a parent is a doozy for anyone. And it plays out in specific ways for folks who have made their life about progressive social change. Consciously or not, most of us have fallen prey to one of the biggest movement lies around: the belief that parenting makes it hard to be an effective activist.

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