My family used to be just like the ones who are going to benefit from the food drive at my children’s school. By Megan Hanlon
While life had taken people from her, Alex was dependable, he showed up every Monday through Friday. By Felicia Scarangello
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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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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
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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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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
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My parents grew up in the shadow of the Holocaust. Neither one of them knew how to tell me what had happened, so instead they said nothing. By Elissa Jacobs
As much as I loved football as a kid, I don’t want my own sons watching—or playing—a sport based on such overt violence. By Kate Allen Fox
If a tween is asking for it, is willing to adhere to the rules you set, what’s the harm? By Lauren Apfel
If I saw him now, I doubt I could pick him out of a line-up. By April Vázquez
I’ve always told my sons that “boys will be boys” is neither a license nor an excuse. To hear that rhetoric used to erase Christine Ford’s allegations makes me want to scream. By Deborah Lindsay Williams
For their dazzling displays of genius in the face of runny noses and interrupted sleep, the award goes to… By Helene Cohen Bludman
Serena has arguably done as much for working moms in the past year as she’s done for tennis in the past decade. By Mary Pflum Peterson