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

Now that I’m a member of the “Mom Club,” I hear a lot of women who complain about their husband’s inability to fold laundry, make a bottle, juggle pickups and take on parent-teacher conferences.

Parenthood has largely been viewed as “women’s work,” at the expense of both partners.

Society doesn’t make this an easy problem to solve: Studies show that in childhood, girls get the bulk of household chores, and we carry that model into adulthood.

These gender biases are built into our culture, and it’s difficult to push back on, for men and women. A clear example of this recently emerged when my partner returned from bringing our daughter to the doctor.

When I was growing up, I was a tomboy who hated pink. Here’s why — and what’s different for kids today.

As we gain a better understanding of gender and sex as fluid concepts, fashion is also becoming more malleable

A chronic illness upended my life. I’m still trying to find a new normal.

Should I talk about my diagnosis on a first date? Tell my friends if I’m feeling particularly awful?

I pride myself on being an airport pro. Here are a few of my go-to travel habits.

I enjoy the act of traveling — that in-between state