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A Thank You to Dads For Not Being Moms

A Thank You to Dads For Not Being Moms

06.11.2014
Even though we no longer live in a Leave It To Beaver society where gender roles are unwavering, they still play a part in modern parenting....
The 10 Minutes That Make Me a Better Mom

The 10 Minutes That Make Me a Better Mom

06.10.2014
Those 10 minutes make me feel like a real person -- an individual who is part of society. And, like my mother pointed out, those 10 minutes...
A Very Normal Supermodel

A Very Normal Supermodel

06. 9.2014
Natalia Vodianova, you are beautiful. Not because of your symmetrically-proportioned face or your slim physique or clear complexion. You...
Am I a Father? Check -- Bidding Farewell to My Baby Too Soon

Am I a Father? Check -- Bidding Farewell to My Baby Too Soon

06. 9.2014
Angel Belle was alive during the entire delivery process. My wife felt her kicking throughout. Her heartbeat was strong. And then it was...
All Parents Deserve a Seat at the Consumer Protection Table: An Open Letter to Public Citizen

All Parents Deserve a Seat at the Consumer Protection Table: An Open Letter to Public Citizen

06. 6.2014
Women deserve to know the full range of medically viable options for feeding their children, in an unbiased, accurate, and judgment-free...
My Kids Drive Me Crazy

My Kids Drive Me Crazy

06. 5.2014
Have to go to the bathroom? When you do finally make it there, just be prepared to have company or, if you are bold enough to lock the...
7 Ways Our Week-Old Baby Needs To Clean Up Her Act

7 Ways Our Week-Old Baby Needs To Clean Up Her Act

06. 5.2014
Aspen: I know that you are new to this family. You've only been with us one week. But frankly, there are a few things that need to change...
How I Scared the Pizza Man

How I Scared the Pizza Man

06. 5.2014
I want you to know that the 2-year-old who opened the door for you wearing just a diaper isn't allowed to open the door for strangers....
My Answer When You Ask If We Really Need To See Breastfeeding

My Answer When You Ask If We Really Need To See Breastfeeding

06. 5.2014
If we continue to treat breastfeeding as a secret art form, reserved for private rooms and hushed conversations, it will remain a taboo....
Tips for Sun and Beach Safety for Babies and Toddlers

Tips for Sun and Beach Safety for Babies and Toddlers

06. 4.2014
Safety is still our number one concern. And now with a whack of beach vacations under our belts with babies and toddlers in tow, I'm happy...
50 Pieces Of Stellar Advice New Moms Are Dying To Receive

50 Pieces Of Stellar Advice New Moms Are Dying To Receive

06. 4.2014
"You could probably handle this better if you were younger."
Why I'm Thinking Twice About Babies... After 50

Why I'm Thinking Twice About Babies... After 50

06. 4.2014
I forgot to have children -- what does that mean now? Sure, I've joked that I didn't want to be a motel for a fetus, or, my life began...
Midwives: An Essential Resource for Ensuring Safer Deliveries

Midwives: An Essential Resource for Ensuring Safer Deliveries

06. 3.2014
he State of the World's Midwifery 2014 report will offer a blueprint for maximizing the contributions that midwives can make to health...
Be Careful With Cotton Swabs in Your Child's Ears

Be Careful With Cotton Swabs in Your Child's Ears

06. 3.2014
I always use safety swabs when I clean my daughter's ears -- the ones with the funny shaped tip that can only go a tiny bit into the ear...