parenting

My ovaries failed me. That forced me to learn to let go of genetic connection.

My fantasy of giving birth to a mini-me died in a sterile doctor’s office

Here’s a glimpse inside the first-ever caucus of congresswomen who are mothers

Motherhood is a role that has increasingly been emphasized by members of both parties

The latest in the college admissions scandal: Actress Lori Loughlin and several others plead not guilty

Thirteen of the accused, including Felicity Huffman, agreed to plead guilty last week

I used to hide my dad’s addiction. Now I can talk about it, but I’m still learning how to cope.

Recently, I realized I needed to let go of the weight of this secret

I enjoyed ‘I Miss You When I Blink’ so much that I want to hang out with its author at my next mom event

Mary Laura Philpott’s essays are refreshingly honest and very funny

I’m a sober parent. Wine mom culture makes it harder for me to find a community of women friends.

At events, let’s make the common bond of motherhood, rather than the wine, the center of the party

Unsure whether you should have kids? Enter parenthood-indecision therapists.

Until recently, ‘do you want to become a parent?’ wasn’t really a question so much as a pervasive social expectation

In 1985, I was told to ‘lose the baby’ when I took my son to work. What’s different for working parents now?

Although this type of prejudice is still widespread, attitudes are changing

We have to make care work gender equal. That starts with pregnancy.

A new article titled ‘Unsexing Pregnancy’ is startingly common-sensical

In dramatic policy reversal, children of LGBT parents can now be blessed or baptized in Mormon Church

The initial 2015 decision to exclude LGBT families from the core rituals was met with fierce criticism across the church