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I was in excrutiating pain.

I Am The 1%, But Only Because I Had An Ectopic Pregnancy

I don’t mean the super rich 1% (if I did, this article would be a much happier one, listing all of the ways I was using my newfound wealth to ensure Read...
Stephanie Rodriguez-Moser    |   01.15.16   |   SHARE
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Who's allowed to have kids?

Life At The Intersections: Class, Shame, And Queer Parenting

In today’s world, children may be a financial liability, but that shouldn’t make them a luxury item. Read...
Katherine DM Clover    |   01.13.16   |   SHARE
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Don't be afraid.

It Doesn’t Matter What Causes Autism (But It Does Matter How We Treat It)

I know what autism looks like, and I understand why people are afraid of it because, at its worst moments, it is desperately, terribly ugly — it is Read...
Jody Allard    |   01.11.16   |   SHARE
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Gender-neutral toys at Target.

How To Navigate The Horrifying Dystopia That Is Target's New Genderless Toy Section

Target’s lack of gender signage is obviously a sinful, confusing disaster. You should definitely never shop there again. But just in case you ever Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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A Tale of Ten Tummies: Stretchmarked, Saggy, Wrinkled, Toned, Taut

We spend a lot of time thinking about our bodies; our faces, our fat, our bellies. We wish they were tighter, flatter, firmer, anything-er. We love Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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Deluded vs. Actual Parenting: Things I Said I Would Never Do (And Then Did)

I’m never going to say, “Because I said so.” Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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Men can play a part in infertility, too.

Infertility And Feminism: When Pregnancy Is Political

Here’s something nobody talks about when you’re trying to become pregnant: it becomes an obsession and takes over your life. There’s just something Read...
Cecily Kellogg    |   12.17.15   |   SHARE
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This type might not even be listed, actually.

The 8 Types Of Kids Who Come Over To Play

Sometimes the nicest kids turn into whole new people when they come over to your house. Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   12.4.15   |   SHARE
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