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Motherhood Isn't Beautiful... or Maybe It Is

Motherhood Isn't Beautiful... or Maybe It Is

10.10.2014
It's not at all the peaceful goodnights in a Pampers commercial. There's far less cuddling than we've been led to believe. Maybe there's...
Getting a Ph.D. in You!

Getting a Ph.D. in You!

10.10.2014
Pay attention to you. Change things that are not working for you. Have the courage to question; you will find many others that are right...
24 Baby Name Ideas For Twins, Inspired By Celebrities

24 Baby Name Ideas For Twins, Inspired By Celebrities

Linda Rosenkrantz  10.10.2014
It’s twice as hard to name twins, especially if you’re trying to avoid the old matchy-matchy trap. And because celebrities (for better...
Congrats, You're Pregnant! Now Keep It To Yourself.

Congrats, You're Pregnant! Now Keep It To Yourself.

10. 9.2014
First things first: I'm happy you're pregnant. Thrilled, in fact! Someone else will be joining me in the life-consuming spiral of anxiety...
The Optimal Time To Get An Epidural (If You Want One)

The Optimal Time To Get An Epidural (If You Want One)

Catherine Pearson  10. 8.2014
For years, OB-GYNs and anesthesiologists have grappled with the right time to give a laboring woman an epidural to help with the pain of...
Why You Should Take A Babymoon

Why You Should Take A Babymoon

10. 8.2014
According to my mother, my whole life is a vacation. Did I really need a specific holiday just because a baby was coming?
I Can't Share Your Joy

I Can't Share Your Joy

10. 7.2014
I see the updates. I see the newly posted pictures of a growing belly. I see the pictures of a nursery that was tirelessly decorated. I...
12 Autumn-Themed Names For Babies Born This Season

12 Autumn-Themed Names For Babies Born This Season

Linda Rosenkrantz  10. 3.2014
In most places, fall is in the air and trees are rehearsing for their dramatic color-change show, with its basket of red, gold and brown-toned...
Stop Trying To Make It Perfect; Make It Good Enough

Stop Trying To Make It Perfect; Make It Good Enough

10. 3.2014
I step out in front of the full-length mirror and lather my entire body in cocoa butter lotion, staring at the unrecognizable shape in...
100 Rare And Unusual Baby Names

100 Rare And Unusual Baby Names

Pamela Redmond Satran  10. 1.2014
We're always looking for baby names that are wonderful but also unusual, and so today's list compiles 100 great names given to fewer than...
The Last One

The Last One

09.30.2014
I will parent her with a confidence I didn't have before. With my first child, I was always reaching and desperate to take hold of what...
Stretch Marks of the Soul

Stretch Marks of the Soul

09.30.2014
I'm trying to figure out how best to honor my pregnancies -- all three -- and the body that housed them. They don't necessarily need to...
How A Phone App Is Changing Childbirth In Africa

How A Phone App Is Changing Childbirth In Africa

09.30.2014
But ensuring a safe delivery is not only a question about seeking care; it is also a question of delivering the right quality of care....
Should We Have A Third Child?

Should We Have A Third Child?

09.29.2014
I don't know if we'll have another baby. That will most likely involve IVF and all the risks, effort, and potential for disappointment...