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What's In a Name?  Great Expectations. Just Ask Your Baby.

What's In a Name? Great Expectations. Just Ask Your Baby.

Christopher Phillips  04.23.2015
Does it really matter what name we're given, or give ourselves? As I was holding dialogues for my newest philosophy book one of the questions...
Royal Baby Not a Royal Pain Anymore

Royal Baby Not a Royal Pain Anymore

Tracey Cleantis  04.21.2015
This time, for example, the Royal baby buzz doesn't seem to be as fevered as it was the first time round, or maybe it is just where I am....
Remembering With a Name

Remembering With a Name

Leslie Contreras Schwartz  04.21.2015
My newborn son's name is Carlos, after my late grandfather. When my grandfather began losing his memory, he collected scraps of paper he...
5 Things People Ask Me When They Find Out I'm Married To A Gynecologist

5 Things People Ask Me When They Find Out I'm Married To A Gynecologist

Erris Langer Klapper  04.21.2015
I can see the pupils dilate and the wheels begin to turn when people find out that I'm married to a gynecologist. My husband commenced...
Making the New Baby/Older Sibling Meeting Special

Making the New Baby/Older Sibling Meeting Special

Mommy Nearest  04.20.2015
When my toddler came to the hospital to visit me and meet his new brother, it was strangely awkward at first. I know it sounds weird, but...
The Myth Of The Sleeping Toddler

The Myth Of The Sleeping Toddler

Ravishly  04.20.2015
My kids like to go to sleep, oh, around whatever the hell time they please. This might be 8. This might be 10. The first person who says...
More Than A Mom

More Than A Mom

Iulia Gulia  04.17.2015
The moment you were conceived, you made me a mom. But as you started to grow, I grew too... and you made me more than a mom.
What's in a Name? A Tale of Prenatal Agony

What's in a Name? A Tale of Prenatal Agony

Paul Ratner  04.17.2015
I doubt parents a hundred years ago had access to 100,000 names at their fingertips. You named kids after your parents, royals or religious...
40 Years After the Cambodian Genocide, One Thing My Parents Still Talk About

40 Years After the Cambodian Genocide, One Thing My Parents Still Talk About

Sothy Eng  04.16.2015
April 17th, 2015 marks 40 years since the Khmer Rouge took Phnom Penh and unleashed a wrath of vengeance against its own people. The genocide...
I Am Sleep Mom

I Am Sleep Mom

Mama Bean  04.16.2015
There is comfort in solidarity. There is comfort in not being the only one. Sleep Mom offers a hand and a tired smile, because sisterhood...
20 Features Of A Musical About Parenthood

20 Features Of A Musical About Parenthood

Chris Cate  04.16.2015
The audience is expected to act, too. Their role is to pretend like they are in charge of the show, but everyone will know they are just...
Oprah's 'Cutest Baby Contest' Winners Are All Grown Up

Oprah's 'Cutest Baby Contest' Winners Are All Grown Up

04.16.2015
Back in 1997, hundreds of thousands of hopeful moms and dads sent photos and home videos of their children to Oprah for "The Oprah Show's"...
Couple Surprises Family And Friends With 'Secret' Twins

Couple Surprises Family And Friends With 'Secret' Twins

Dominique Mosbergen  04.16.2015
Sharon Rademacher's friends and family knew that they were in for a surprise when visiting her at the hospital. Rademacher had just given...
You're Still a Mother on Mother's Day if You've Had a Miscarriage

You're Still a Mother on Mother's Day if You've Had a Miscarriage

Robin Cassady  04.15.2015
Recently, I was asked if it would be appropriate for a man to buy his wife a Mother's Day gift even after the loss of their unborn child....