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At 36 years old, I’m starting to come to terms with the fact that I may never have kids.

I'm 36 And I May Never Have Kids

Mostly, I feel happy with the freedom in my life. I exercise when I want, write, cook, read, and have peace from chaos. I'm 36 and I may never have Read...
Kristin Hanes    |   10.27.17   |   SHARE
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The fight towards gender equality is slowly, but surely, becoming an intersectional affair.

How To Challenge Your Gender Normative Parenting Habits

As a psychologist with a strong commitment to promote gender equality, I’ve found myself re-thinking traditional and gender normative parenting Read...
Mariana Plata    |   10.25.17   |   SHARE
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To be shamed while pregnant is so upsetting.

What It's Like To Be Shamed While Pregnant

I’m not even a mother yet, but I’ve never felt as disparaged in my life as I do now, as a pregnant mom-to-be. To be shamed while pregnant is so Read...
Brittany L. Stalsburg    |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
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I wish I had a mother. I don’t miss her; I do miss the idea of her.

I Wish I Had A Mother

Biologically speaking, I do have a "mother." There is a woman somewhere who gave birth to me. But that's not a mom and I really wish I had a mother! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
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The money is great, but it is not the best part of becoming a working mom by far.

How Being A Working Mom Has Changed My Marriage

The money is great, but it is not the best part of becoming a working mom. Having my own career has shifted the power balance of my relationship. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   10.13.17   |   SHARE
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Posting about my miscarriage on Facebook was the most cathartic thing I could have done for myself.

What Happened When I Posted About My Miscarriage On Facebook

Posting about my miscarriage on Facebook was the most cathartic thing I could have done for myself. It allowed me to validate my feelings. Read...
Kelly Burch    |   10.13.17   |   SHARE
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Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month is hard. We get it! So here's some self-care.

Self-Care For When You Just Can’t Read Another Pregnancy Loss Article

Pregnancy Loss Awareness month is very important. It’s also very depressing. So here's some self-care when you can't read another pregnancy loss Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.12.17   |   SHARE
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I will not be quiet. I will not silence myself or forget my daughter because you are uncomfortable.

I Don't Care If You Don't Like It; I Will Not Stop Talking About The Death Of My Baby

People don’t like when you talk about your dead baby. They don’t know what to say. They just don’t want to think about death and loss. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.12.17   |   SHARE
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