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My Favorite Ant

My Favorite Ant

Terrell Harris Dougan  07.14.2011
We met over anthill in a field between our two back yards. I came out of my back gate to find a little girl exactly my size standing there,...
Me? I Am Supposed To Teach My Girls About Boys?

Me? I Am Supposed To Teach My Girls About Boys?

Pamela Kripke  07.25.2011
Some might say I could have waited until we were wheeled out of the operating room, but I began the conversation early. "Listen, there...
Blueberry Crumb Cake & First Love(s)

Blueberry Crumb Cake & First Love(s)

Emily Franklin  07.20.2011
Jamie and I had so much fun. We talked all the time, made rice sandboxes in which we hunted for pennies, did finger painting, explored...
In Her Last Hour of Life, My Grandmother Told Her Story

In Her Last Hour of Life, My Grandmother Told Her Story

Brienne Walsh  08. 1.2011
My sister and I sat with my grandmother while she lay dying a few months ago. Against her pale skin, freckled and dotted with beauty marks,...
What Are You, Barren?

What Are You, Barren?

Holly Finn  07.13.2011
Sausalito comes from the Spanish and means "small willow grove." It's a touristy little town on San Francisco Bay, but still beautiful....
Making Sense: How I Learned To Embrace the Chaos

Making Sense: How I Learned To Embrace the Chaos

Dani Shapiro  06.13.2011
Around the time I turned 40, I went to see a therapist. My mother had recently died. My little boy had been seriously ill, and I found...
What Inclusive Feminism Looks Like, In 7 Images

What Inclusive Feminism Looks Like, In 7 Images

Nina Bahadur  06.16.2015
One artist wants to show the world: This is what feminism looks like. Photographer Erin Lefevre's new series is inspired by her own feelings...
19 Things Multiracial Women Want You To Know

19 Things Multiracial Women Want You To Know

Nina Bahadur  06. 9.2015
Apparently, by 2050 everyone in the world is going to be beige. But right now, in 2015, being a multiracial woman is not common, so it's...
A Tale Of 10 Tummies

A Tale Of 10 Tummies

Joni Edelman  06. 8.2015
We assume a lot about people, and especially about their bodies. Maybe it somehow seems more reasonable to make assumptions about the things...
40 Things I Know About Happiness As I Turn 40

40 Things I Know About Happiness As I Turn 40

Dr. Colleen Georges  06. 2.2015
Seven days shy of this milestone, my heart still feels the same excitement for life and all its possibilities as it did at 14. And my mind...