Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I quickly learned how challenging being a new mom is, especially during the pandemic, with barely any outside help. My identity changed overnight to mother, wife and me. I had to learn and adapt quickly, as most moms do in their first year. How do we do it? Moms aren’t just caretakers, but jills of all trades, masters of everything!

This series was inspired by my experiences with my daughter as well as my observations of other moms and babies I encountered.

Fencer Alen Hadzic was accused of sexual misconduct — but went to Tokyo anyway. Women Olympians say they were not protected.

SafeSport allowed Hadzic to compete. Then USA Fencing implemented a ‘safety plan’ that did nothing, fencers say.

The ‘before and after’ trend dominates Instagram. People recovering from eating disorders are reclaiming it.

Amid the pandemic, people are increasingly taking to social media to destigmatize recovery