• Mon, Sep 17 2012

Giveaway: Win Jessica Valenti’s Book Why Have Kids? AND A $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Jessica Valenti, one of the most high-profile young feminists in America, is taking on the controversial, yet necessary question…why have kids? in her most recent book, Why Have Kids?. This question is poised to spark an essential and honest conversation about modern parenthood.

“This is a book about how the American ideal of parenting doesn’t match the reality of our lives, and how that incompatibility is hurting parents and children,” says Valenti.

This book tackles the tough questions that many parents and potential parents should be challenged to answer. It’s not just for women who are already mothers, it’s also for younger women who have yet to start families. Even though most of you are a few years away from even thinking about having kids, I’m sure you all have your own thoughts and opinions on these issues and we’d love to hear them! If you share your own principles with us in the comments section you will receive an EXTRA entry in the sweepstakes.

Now you’re probably wondering what you can win. TWO lucky Crushable readers are going to take home a copy of Jessica’s book Why Have Kids? AND a $50 Amazon.com gift card.

Here’s how to enter to win:

STEP 1: LIKE Crushable on Facebook

STEP 2: Fill out the entry form below and hit submit! In the email field, be sure to use the email address used on your Facebook so we can verify that you’re a fan of Crushable on Facebook. You can enter one time only.

STEP 3: Share your thoughts in the comments section below for an additional entry

This sweepstakes ends on September 24, 2012 at 11:59 P.M. EST. Good luck!

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook®.

Don’t forget to check our winners list after September 24th to see if you won!

Sorry, this Contest Ended on 9/24/2012

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bill-Norris/549202608 Bill Norris

    sounds interesting

  • Cee

    While I don’t have children of my own and don’t plan on having any, I usually keep up with mom blogs and parenting styles because I work in the educational field. Mom blogs sort of give me insight as to the type of child or parent I will come across as an educator and eventually as an administrator. For example, I notice how these trends affect the child and the way parents treat their children at school. For the most part, where I work, I have encountered a lot of the helicopter parent who does not leave the school and highly mistrusts everybody involved in the education of their child aside from them. I like to read books to understand where the parent is coming from. However, part of what makes me not have a child is the fear of being the type of parent that loses themselves after a child, this seems to happen particularly to moms more. I am interested in what this book might say about feminists having children and how they balance their independence with the dependence of a child.

  • Wenzel

    Giveaways are great.

  • JessieC

    An interesting topic, I’d like to read this book.

  • aaayc0407

    Looks like a great book