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

Becoming parents was a reality check for my partner and me. We realized there were a lot of things that we hadn’t done yet with our life that were suddenly a lot more challenging with full-time jobs and full-time parenting.

While we obviously can’t put parenting aside for the moment, we have decided to slow down a bit in our careers, and that feels really scary.

But when we sat back to reevaluate what was really important to us, we found that eating cinnamon rolls in our pajamas together on Saturday mornings was kind of non-negotiable.

How taking care of my plants helps me take care of myself

I have ferns, succulents, cacti and more, and they all require special care

Parenting comes with challenges, but navigating day care was nearly impossible

Elizabeth Warren’s universal child care proposal is the most exciting idea I’ve heard from a candidate