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Being a Mother

On Motherhood, Mayhem and Moving On

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

To every mother who is wondering exactly where she went so terribly wrong, I offer this for consideration: You didn't.

WATCH: The 3 Essential Things Every Mother-To-Be Needs

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.08.2014 | Impact

Ensconced in the safety of the developed world, it's easy to forget just how fraught childbirth can be in other parts of the globe. Meg Wirth is th...

10 Motherhood Truths From Around the World

Shawn Fink | Posted 05.31.2014 | Parents
Shawn Fink

These truths are a glimpse into the reality of modern mothers today who are faced with a constant push-pull to be more than they can be in a single day -- but they try. Oh, they try.

Mothers Fulfilled Are More Devoted Givers

Kim Kalicky | Posted 04.03.2013 | Books
Kim Kalicky

In my new book, Mothers Fulfilled, I offer the two things I would do differently to women coming up behind me and trying to do what I have done for the last 22 years.

Why I'm Still Not Sure About Having Kids

The New York Times | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women

This is one of three essays contributed to the Motherlode blog by performers in the first New York City production of Listen to Your Mother, an nation...

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Maternal Self-Esteem

Jessica Zucker, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jessica Zucker, Ph.D.

The ever-changing prenatal body is creating and nurturing new life and with that comes a robustness that potentially stirs unresolved issues, handed down from shaky self-esteem.