She screams with a primal, gut-shriek: “I hate math! Math is stupid!” By Melissa Savoie
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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
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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
In the Before Time, I wouldn’t have allowed Call of Duty in our house, much less allowed him to play it for hours on end. By Deborah Williams
With all the changes in 2020, one thing has remained constant: being bullied is a traumatic experience for kids. By Lori Orlinsky
Step Three: Layer 2 healthy parents and 1 naturally skinny sister. By Amye Archer
I am carrying my own maternal fears right now and also those of my patients. By Ilyse Dobrow DiMarco
Last spring, when we finally gave up the dream of returning to school, I held onto September as my North Star. By Steven Newmark
I talk with my mother multiple times a day. “Saaptacha?” It is routine, this asking if I’ve had my meal. By Lakshmi Lyer
You might love it. Maybe not every day, but there will be moments. By Laura Catherine Hanby Hudgens
I didn’t know that motherhood would feel tantamount to being a short order cook. By Lauren Apfel
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
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There have been many moments when I have simply broken down, walked upstairs and fallen face-first on my bed. By Tara Mandarano
Our kids had met only a handful of times, but now all of a sudden we were living together as a family. By Lauren Apfel
It’s been a long, slow road to finding a balance between supporting others and supporting myself. By Yvonne Spence
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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
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Mom and Dad never sat us down and told us he had MS. Or maybe they did and I don’t remember because I was just a kid thinking about snacks. By Megan Jean Sovern