Navarre Overton

About Navarre Overton

Navarre Overton is the founder of Raising Revolution. She is a stay-at-home mom, feminist, freelance writer, and student.

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Toddlers are known for screaming, “mine, mine, MINE!” while grasping a toy so tightly you’d have to take their hand off just to get it back, but there is also another side to them. My toddler has actually proven to be more generous than most adults I know (which might not actually say a lot).

7 Things My Toddler Actually Shares

I like to tell people that I’m reconnecting with my son, but that’s not entirely true. It’s been thirteen years. We’ve both become different people. I will never reconnect with the boy I let go. He is not the boy who wanted me to tuck him in at night. He is not the boy who played with dinosaurs at my feet. He was, but not anymore; that boy is gone.

Facing the Future: Connecting with the Son I Let Go

@Gnosis Concept Art by Matt Griffin
After writing about The Next MacGyver competition a couple weeks ago and mentioning that I really liked the concept developed by a team of four women called @Gnosis, I had a chance to ask them a few questions regarding their background, advice they have for girls pursuing STEM careers, as well as how the concept for the potential series came to be.

Interview with the Creators of @Gnosis

Well I don’t need it for Lols; lots of things actually make me laugh. Contrary to the gospel of every faction of anti-feminism, feminists can have a sense of humor. In fact, in face of a society rife with misogyny most of us wouldn’t survive public discourse with out one. […]

5 Reasons #INeedMeninism for LOLs

Sometimes she actually takes a nap.
It’s cool if calling your toddler an asshole helps you make it through the day, there really is no judgement from me. Do what you gotta do to make it through all the irrationality without losing your mind. For me though, negativity is like a Jehovah's witness at the door, if I invite it in it camps out at my dining room table on repeat for what seems like an eternity in hell. It puts me in a super bad mood and ruins my entire day.

I won’t call my toddler an asshole