I don't tell her about the first neuropsych report -- the one that said Autistic Disorder.
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Yet again, a powerful, influential woman had a platform to talk about the issue of choice when it comes to women, parenthood and power and chose not to discuss one of the most undervalued choices of all: the choice not to become a parent.
The rounded belly I got from pregnancy wasn't that bad -- plus, I expected that. But the watermelons sagging below my relatively small shoulders? Absolutely ridiculous.
Let's not turn this into a catfight. It's not a catfight. It's a situation where two prominent, influential women are talking -- a lot and influentially -- to two different audiences.
B is stuck in a tree. For real. Perched on a winter-bare branch, six feet above the ground, my 7-year-old son looks rather like Dr. Seuss' faithful elephant, Horton, sitting on that abandoned egg.
When you think back to your younger self and where you've come since then, are you satisfied?
The snide comment about female comedians that Adam Carolla made in a recent interview with the New York Post -- "The reason why you know more funny du...
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I want my son to know that while I'm always there for him, I can't get inside his head.
When my baseball-loving son asks about Roger Clemens, what do I tell him?
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I was excited about my son getting involved in a life of his choosing at college, excited about the possibilities. What I wasn't prepared for was the coming home part.
These days, many women are choosing to have children later in life. When she met with me, health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman answered a question that ...
Life really is very fleeting. Most of us are so busy and wrapped up in the day-to-day craziness of life that we don't take the time to appreicate the fact that it is whizzing right by us.
Mothers need wing women. Someone to assure you that it is perfectly normal to bring your kid to the playground and forget his shoes. And your own shoes.
So it's been five months. Five months without a lick of booze. And I feel good about this experiment even though it's really really brutal and annoying at times.
Name: Margaret Ganong
Location: Seattle, Wash.
I'm assuming that the currently child-free who feel most passionately about this issue...
If there's a room full of people who don't want or need to make friends, there is invariably one in the room who wants and needs to make a friend. That person will, without fail, find me.
My family recently complained that Father's Day has turned me into a lazy bum. So this Father's Day, instead of just receiving gifts, I'm going to give back to my family.
"One thing I have learned about being a mom is that you give life to a child... but I think children also give life to you. I think it's reciprocal."
Sure, you had grand ideas about how you were going to feed your kids. You were going to have a healthy home -- all organic, perhaps. Then you actually...
Like a lot of childless women in their 40s, I hear my biological clock ticking and am thinking about starting a family with my husband. Unlike a lot of my fellow mothers-to-be, I'm paraplegic.
How do we mothers raise our young daughters to take pride in their sexuality when it is time, and in a manner that does not play into this wrongheaded sexualization of their bodies?
Age five is an important time. It's when we start going to school, learning to read and making our own decisions. Age five is also an important milestone in the health and development of children.
Mothers who drop out to spend time with children are often depicted as being pulled by a biological impulse. But there are significant pushes as well -- particularly in Silicon Valley.
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