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Sesame Street Racism Special, Kids and Political Views, New Color of the Year, & More
I don’t allow myself any excitement, not after 2016, but I allow him his. By Caroline Horwitz
RBG worked so hard not only to open doors for other women, but so that other women wouldn’t have to work just like her. By Jenny Leon
Motherwell’s go-to newsletter for all things parenting, featuring the most noteworthy and entertaining family-related news each week.
It’s a shock that J.K. Rowling—one of our family’s champions—has chosen to deny the very existence of our child. By Carrie Goldman
Was Tamir Rice also an only child? Did he also make cookies with his mother? By Jill Moffett
Last spring, when we finally gave up the dream of returning to school, I held onto September as my North Star. By Steven Newmark
You might love it. Maybe not every day, but there will be moments. By Laura Catherine Hanby Hudgens
Karen is the internet equivalent to the age-old double standard that a man who is vocal is assertive but when it’s a woman she’s a shrew. By Laura Catherine Hanby Hudgens
Parenting, relationships, work-life balance. Your pandemic self-growth in 100 words or less.
Hamilton Movie, Quarantine Pen Pals, Should Schools Open in the Fall?
I know we’re both doing it wrong. I’m teaching our children that restraint is a shackle; he’s teaching them that tight control is the only way to avoid obesity. By Lorren Lemmons
Splash Mountain Re-Named, Quarantine Little Lessons, Family Pods for Summer, and More
Start with “shitty first drafts.” We don’t curse in our house, so it was a big deal when I taught my son this one. By Wendy Kennar
I’ve been sitting with the reality that this world will never see my son’s heart before they see his color. By Kai McGee
We envisioned our daughter’s freedom: she could tell us dance class was ending early. But we had not considered her new awareness of danger. By Sarah Werthan Buttenwieser
Catherine Newman’s wonderful new book offers a guide to 65 hugely useful, super-important skills for teens and tweens.
I’ve raised my daughter to believe that a preoccupation with one’s appearance is trivial, but I’m a traitor to the cause. By Rebecca Knight
Both you and your partner have only 24 hours in a day and each of those hours holds equal value. By Eve Rodksy
Each project was meant to show a child’s mom that she is appreciated. Respected. Loved. By Wendy Kennar
What would I have done if her shorts got shorter, tops dipped lower? If she learned to sharpen her body like a tool? By Rica Keenum
Every night this family of five sits down together to watch a movie. Rotating who picks, no opting out. By Daisy Alpert Florin
This job is hard—physically, mentally, emotionally—it’s so damn hard. By Maureen Boesen
How you went from the rigid enforcer to letting your kids to eat cake in their bedrooms. How you learned to wait. How you learned what mattered. By Michelle Riddell