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The Great Mother's Curse

The Great Mother's Curse

11.26.2014
I marched off to the drawer where the office supplies were, grabbed the giant pair of adult scissors and returned to stand directly in...
A New Addition To The What-I'm-Thankful-For List

A New Addition To The What-I'm-Thankful-For List

11.26.2014
I am thankful for these nurses, and so many others. They made the most challenging part of our life bearable. They made it human.
Meditation Brings a Miracle

Meditation Brings a Miracle

11.26.2014
I had always had a strong desire to visit the island of Kauai as I was told as a child that it had magical powers. Growing up spending...
9 Things I'm Not Grateful For As A New Mom

9 Things I'm Not Grateful For As A New Mom

11.25.2014
I'm sitting here thinking about how grateful I am for giving natural birth to my set of boy/girl twins. On the other hand, let's get real...
When This Tenacious Learner Became a Mom

When This Tenacious Learner Became a Mom

11.25.2014
I thought I'd be leading a company, but here I am leading with my belly. At home. With two kids. My mom -- the epitome of tenacious --...
U.S. Law and Policy Should Uphold and Support a Woman's Personal Decisions About Her Pregnancy

U.S. Law and Policy Should Uphold and Support a Woman's Personal Decisions About Her Pregnancy

11.24.2014
Policymakers and the courts should ensure that women like Young who want to achieve a healthy pregnancy are reasonably accommodated by...
9 Of The Grossest Pregnancy Secrets No One Talks About

9 Of The Grossest Pregnancy Secrets No One Talks About

11.24.2014
Did you buy into this vision that being pregnant would make you an angelic round lump of contented domesticity with a perfect bun in the...
10 Delicious Thanksgiving-Inspired Baby Names

10 Delicious Thanksgiving-Inspired Baby Names

Linda Rosenkrantz  11.24.2014
Thanksgiving is a cherished American holiday, and the centerpiece of the celebration is some seriously amazing food. In honor of this year's...
18 Ingenious Names from the World of Steampunk

18 Ingenious Names from the World of Steampunk

11.21.2014
Sophronia Temminnick, the young heroine of Etiquette & Espionage, attends finishing school on a dirigible, where she learns the proper...
The Loaded Question It's So Hard For Me To Answer

The Loaded Question It's So Hard For Me To Answer

11.21.2014
We can separately have children, just not with each other. You have to really love your spouse to hear that kind of news.
The Supreme Court Could Soon Make Life Harder for Pregnant Women

The Supreme Court Could Soon Make Life Harder for Pregnant Women

11.20.2014
During her pregnancy, Patricia Young's health care provider considered the question of whether she should lift heavy boxes and said no....
MotherWoman Is Empowering Health Care Providers to Help Moms

MotherWoman Is Empowering Health Care Providers to Help Moms

11.20.2014
Women have been suffering alone. For mothers, there is so much shame and stigma attached to a prenatal or postpartum struggle. It's the...
Balancing Motherhood With Entrepreneurship. Can It Be Done?

Balancing Motherhood With Entrepreneurship. Can It Be Done?

11.20.2014
Carly wants to be a part time mother! Can this be done?! Keyon is about to go through empty nest! This is a very honest and raw discussion...
As I Go Into My Third Trimester, Here Are 6 Things I've Learned

As I Go Into My Third Trimester, Here Are 6 Things I've Learned

11.18.2014
I always knew he was a great guy -- I probably wouldn't have married him if he wasn't. I did not, however, know the depths of my husband's...