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Redstocking's Profile

I used to write as Redstocking Grandma.Mom of 4, grandma of 5 under 5, public librarian and social worker. I advocate a family friendly revolution. I also write about feminism, sexusnm mental illness, especially childhood mental illness.

Real Name: Cassandra Woolf

DOB: 7/17/1945

Location: New York

Occupation: Advocate, Librarian

Home Page:

Twitter: ChildProtest

Diaries published: 14 (1057 days since last diary on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 02:56 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 127 (1056 days since last comment on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 06:53 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 218

Total Comment Ratings: 78

Most Recommended Diary: Do We Drug Children into Obedience?, 157 comments, 89 recommends

People Following Redstocking: 6

Redstocking's Most Recent Diaries:

Have you used male babysitters or nannies? When did your child first have a male teacher? Has your child ever asked you why there are no male teachers in his day care center, kindergarten, or grade ...
by Redstocking
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 02:56 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Here is a short test of your sexism: If you want your son to always have a job, encourage him to train as a home health aide. His greater physical strength is a tremendous advantage. Personal Note:
by Redstocking
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 10:03 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
My four daughters have turned out wonderfully--well educated, professionally successful, happily married, excellent mothers. I wonder what diagnosis they would earn now. Certainly, I worried at ...
by Redstocking
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 06:25 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Afterword: This diary is meant to be provocative. I am so pleased by all the excellent comments and interactions between commenters. If America were a family friendly society, I doubt so many ...
by Redstocking
Comment Count 157 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 12:49 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
Are you outraged when 2 month olds are cared for by strangers for 10 hours a day because there is no genuine paternity and maternity leave? Are you outraged that childhood bipolar disorder has ...
by Redstocking
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 08:47 AM PST with 8 Recommends
I was born the day after Trinity, the first atom bomb test. From age 5, duck-and-cover, hide-under-our-desks drills in my Catholic school were as frequent as tests. I was terrified of nuclear war. ...
by Redstocking
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 07, 2010 at 07:43 AM PST with 9 Recommends

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