It’s okay to vent and complain sometimes. I read Liz Petrone’s viral Facebook post with equal parts awe and empathy. But then we need to be thankful and work smarter.
I cannot tell you how many young-mom friends of mine have referenced this scene as we talk about our adventures juggling life, friends, work, and family.
Hefner built himself a male-adolescent fantasy world, and tried to sell it as a legitimate version of the American Dream.
Lena Dunham: ‘A solid 10 friends texted me triggered by Kylie pregnancy. I’m like ‘ladies she’s 20. We were all v fertile then, we were just broke.’’
That’s right, ‘Candlegate’ is upon us. Run for your lives.
When hiring mothers, employers have more to consider than whether the candidate has relevant experience and qualifications.
With parenting, there are no copouts, no sick days, no vacation or leave. That means describing it like a career is both reductive and misleading.
Unlike Karen Rinaldi, I don’t believe motherhood is selfish. If anything, parenthood may be the world’s longest and most intense self-improvement class.
Those of us who do homemaking know that it is intellectually demanding work. But we’re still happy to denigrate our roles. Why?
La Leche League needs to focus on helping women overcome biological obstacles to breastfeeding instead of nurturing the fetishist demands of men with breast-envy.
The Center For American Progress wants you to know that giving up your full-time career to care for your kids is a huge financial mistake.
Women don’t know the risks associated with putting off pregnancy. As a result, we’re seeing an increase in high-risk pregnancies and high-risk births.
Both feminists and fundamentalists try to build a comprehensive account of womanhood using a radically incomplete set of parts.
My friend asked me how to balance honesty about the difficulties of fertility with sympathy for her friends who couldn’t have kids. Here are some ideas.
I had been by my wife’s side for 12 hours as she moaned, breathed, and eventually pushed, and still I was not prepared for what seemed for all appearances to be magic.
I knew what I was getting into when I enrolled in a reproductive rights seminar at Yale Law School, a whole semester surrounded by pro-choice students, reading pro-choice arguments.
Sure, breastfeeding is natural, but breasts are also sexual: That’s why we don’t need to see them bare. Be courteous of others, ladies.
If we want mothers to be able to comfortably breastfeed their babies, we shouldn’t dictate how, when, and where they’re able to do so.
The government-driven maternity leave policies the Trump family has been boosting will punish mothers, husbands, and childless women.
Career-focused feminists give moms a hard time for abandoning career acclaim. But we all must make choices with the limited time and opportunities we have.
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