Christina St-Jean

I'm a high school English and French teacher who trains in the martial arts and works towards continuous self-improvement.

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A Birthday Gift for a 10-Year-Old, a Thought-Provoking Tweet
6 months ago
On February 16, 2019, my youngest daughter turned 10. This was, as one might expect, a momentous occasion, as turning double digits often creates. However, it was her response to her much-anticipated ...
#NationalEmergency: Are We Surprised Trump's Gone This Far?
6 months ago
When I saw on Twitter that #NationalEmergency was trending, I had a sneaking hunch I knew why. Really, it's sad that the ongoing saga of funding for a wall along the United States' southern border has...
Women Need Women
6 months ago
In my travels throughout the internet the other day, I came across a TED Talk featuring Hollywood legends Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. These are two women whom I've seen throughout most of my life; my ...
A Stormi Day: Why Kylie—And The Kardashian-Jenners—Should Tone Things Down
6 months ago
Like many, I generally could care less about what the #Kardashian clan or the Jenners are up to. While I do applaud the fact that they seem to work hard and are apparently quite altruistic, the entire...
Avon Apologizes for Body Shaming Ad, Says 'We Hear You'
7 months ago
I'm a reasonably fit, nearly-46-year-old woman with two kids. I'm not really big into beauty products because in general, I don't like to fuss too much. I moisturize my legs, I wash my face and hair (...
Why Can't Other Social Media Users Be Like Millie Bobby Brown?
7 months ago
In one reply to Instagram trolls, #MillieBobbyBrown has shown more maturity than many other social media users. At issue was a tight dress that the 14-year-old chose to wear on January 11, 2019. To be...