It’s 2021: Stop Calling Yourself a #BossBabe

Girl Boss and Boss Lady need to go, too.

Photo by Nicola Styles on Unsplash

Three terms truly get under my skin when I see them in an Instagram bio: Wifey, Dog/Cat Mom, and Boss Babe. The last term, the one I find utterly abhorrent, also encompasses Girl Boss, Boss Lady, and the like.

I equate these hashtags and labels to the female who tries too hard. The one who wants to appear more important and…