BIO

Leila Sinclaire is a mother, teacher, writer, and educational consultant living in Berkeley, CA. Find her on Medium.com, Instagram @lucidleila, or Twitter @leilasinclaire.

 

Leila Sinclaire's Articles

Getting waxed by a trainee. Buckle up. (Image credit: Thinkstock)

Well, That Was Awkward: A Story Of A Bikini Waxer In Training

I am brave. Or maybe just blissfully unaware of danger. At night, I walk alone down alleys. In inclement weather, I drive at regular speed. Perhaps I am cavalier about body hair removal. When the ... Read...
Leila Sinclaire    |   12.8.16 12am   |   SHARE
You have never had to be so flexible, literally and figuratively, in your life. Image: Hua Zhan/Pixabay.

Congratulations, New Parents — You're Screwed.

There is actually no way to prepare for parenthood.
Leila Sinclaire    |   07.6.16 12am   |   SHARE
Operation Don’t Pass on Your Problems to Your Kids continues in fits and starts. Image: Thinkstock.

Raising Resilient Girls, Or Not

I cannot believe I have already raised my young children to conform to such gendered stereotypes. It's particularly striking when it comes to their confidence.
Leila Sinclaire    |   06.6.16 12am   |   SHARE