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

Growing up as a girl in the optimistic ’90s made me imagine I would eventually become a parent. Becoming a responsible, independent woman in the feminist climate-changing 2010s makes me doubt it. While I feel some anxiety about whether I want kids or not, I try to stay calm, because good decisions are made out of love and not fear.

Learning that I’m a ‘highly sensitive person’ helped explain my struggles as a parent

I make my daughter feel safe and loved, even though I’m dying to be alone

Frustration, depression, rage, and pockets of joy: A diary of one woman’s first 30 days of motherhood

We asked a first-time mom to record her thoughts, feelings and actions during the early days of her newborn’s life

Welcome to my life as a stay-at-home dad: Open doors, looks of sympathy and kind smiles

In the life I chose, a mediocre man is celebrated for work that is routine for a woman