“No offense Mom,” my oldest said to me a few years ago. “But you could have been so much more.” By Laura Pochintesta
She slid into anorexia at 16. She stopped smiling. She ignored her friends. She counted almonds.
By Amy Rumizen
For black women, wearing our hair in its natural state was—and still is, to some extent—considered defiant.
By Margaret Auguste
We will fight, my daughters and I. In our black stretch pants and pink pussy hats, we will take our stand.
By Francie Arenson Dickman
What grooming habits is my daughter going to learn from me, and what will I say to her about why she might be expected to shave her legs but her brothers won’t be?
By Lauren Apfel