I wish the kids could stay this age forever—on the cusp of leaving, but never leaving—only I know it would not end well.
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Kids—they break you wide open and expose parts you didn’t even know could feel pain.
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So why is it you want a baby, my therapist asks. Love, I answer.
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He’s passing as a boy now—as long as he binds his breasts.
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Momsplaining perpetuates the myth that someone out there is getting this parenting thing right.
By Carla Naumburg
When you’re a parent, you have to believe that no matter what your child does or says they still deserve to be loved.
By Erika Sauter
The author of All Joy and No Fun talks to Motherwell about parental anxiety, adolescence, and what she regrets about her bestselling book.
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More than my body and my schedule, IVF took over my mind.
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I wait for sleep, for the fever to break, the tooth to fall out, the rash to go away.
By Zsofia McMullin
Sorry, can’t make it to the sorority reunion. My thermometer says I’m ovulating!
By Amy Klein