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Motherhood

  1. art and soul
    The Textile Artist Who’s Always Known How to Care for HerselfBillie Zangewa on strength, femininity, and the healing nature of domesticity.
  2. what i learned
    Everything I Know for Sure About My Tiny BabyThe minute I think I’ve figured her out, she’s changed again.
  3. what i learned
    Has My Daughter Always Loved Solitude This Much?What I learned when my 4-year-old’s robust social life disappeared.
  4. parenting
    The Sacrifice Black Children Shouldn’t Have to MakeThis country prizes Black children’s precocity — insists on it, even, much of the time.
  5. maternal health
    Watching a Livestreamed Home Birth Was Incredibly MovingI didn’t expect it to be so powerful.
  6. read with us
    Our Mothers, Before UsWhat can we learn from images of the women we never met?
  7. first person
    Some Questions About My MotherCan I make sense of her death by assuring myself of her life?
  8. coronavirus
    A Mother in Federal Prison Has Died of the CoronavirusAndrea Circle Bear is the first woman in federal custody to die from COVID. Advocates say she could have been saved.
  9. read with us
    The Kind of Mother I’d BeBeginning a journey into the science of attachment.
  10. coronavirus
    New York Launches COVID-19 Maternity Task ForceIt will help set up dedicated birthing centers to ease the burden on hospitals.
  11. read with us
    I Promised You a Job, Not a Family“I agree to follow him to his home, and to perform the job of being his mother.”
  12. personal project
    My Kids Think I’m the Best Artist EverHaving kids gave me the pretense I needed.
  13. dreams
    What Does It Mean If You’re Having Dreams About Babies?A dream expert explores seven common scenarios.
  14. first person
    Who Knew Meal Planning Could Make Me Feel This Way?I’m not a good cook, but I am a determined one.
  15. first person
    I Know the Day We Got ItA family of four weathers a fetid week of coronavirus.
  16. parenting
    Divorced With Kids During a Pandemic“I want them to spend time together, but I want her home with me.”
  17. it's complicated
    My Husband Cheated When I Was 7 Months PregnantBefore his infidelity ended our marriage during my third trimester, my husband and I shared a love of food.
  18. coronavirus
    What If Coronavirus Means Your Kids Are Stuck at Home?We asked parents about their go-to indoor activities with kids.
  19. so you want to be president
    Thinking About Kids? Here’s How the Candidates’ Child-Care Plans CompareChild care is expensive. Democrats don’t all agree on how to fix that.
  20. testing testing
    Mommy Can’t Talk Right Now — She’s Dopamine FastingI tried the Silicon Valley trend and came up with a better idea.
  21. baby books
    21 Parenting Books You Should Actually ReadBooks about raising kids should be well worth your time.
  22. first person
    The Healthiest Baby I’ve Ever HadHere we go again, I thought, after the doctor told me there was a problem.
  23. pregnancy
    It Shouldn’t Be This Expensive to Have a BabyThe average, out-of-pocket cost of maternity care has reportedly risen to over $4,500 — for people with employer-sponsored health insurance.
  24. parenting
    Congratulations, Parents: Winter Break Is OverWe did it.
  25. wait what
    A 74-Year-Old Woman Just Gave Birth to TwinsAnd may have set a new world record in the process.
  26. science of us
    This Could Revolutionize Prenatal CareThe neglected placenta gets its scientific due.
  27. science of us
    Life on Planet WeaningI stopped breastfeeding and became a hormone detective.
  28. gender reveal parties
    Mom Who Threw One of the First Gender-Reveal Parties Has Mixed Feelings About ItA woman who helped perpetuate the gender-reveal party craze says she started to “feel bad” about how the trend turned out.
  29. modern love
    Sorry, Mindy Kaling Isn’t Going to Tell You Who Her Child’s Father IsShe has her reasons.
  30. the cut on tuesdays
    Is This the Biggest Threat to the Anti-Abortion Movement?On this week’s podcast, we’re talking about self-managed abortion.
  31. the cut on tuesdays
    When Your Phone Calls Home Are Comedy GoldAnd other conversations with moms, on this week’s Cut podcast.
  32. tv
    How It Feels to Have Named Your Kid ‘Khaleesi,’ After Last Night’s GoT Episode“I don’t think she did anything wrong. I think she did what she had to do.”
  33. profiles
    Rachel Dratch Is Right Where She Wants to BeThe former SNL star on professional setbacks, personal surprises, and making a movie with her best friends.
  34. keeping up with the royals
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Posted Tribute to ‘All Mothers’The post included a photo of baby Archie.
  35. saturday night live
    Emma Thompson and Tina Fey Explain What Moms Are Really Thinking on SNLWhen your mom says you look tired, what she probably means is, you look bad.
  36. satire
    How to Be the Best MomStart by making direct and constant eye contact.
  37. the cut on tuesdays
    Advice for a Mom Who Never Wanted KidsHear from a reproductive psychiatrist on this week’s Cut podcast.
  38. book excerpt
    The Same Story About My MomI am good at stories. I’m also good at indignation.
  39. parenthood
    Online Momming in the ‘Perfectly Imperfect’ AgeDid someone move the goalposts and forget to tell me?
  40. 2020 elections
    Are Any of the Paid Family Leave Plans Actually Any Good?A guide to the FAMILY Act, New Parents Act, and Cradle Act.
  41. the cut on tuesdays
    Nora McInerny on How to Get It Done While GrievingOn this week’s The Cut on Tuesdays podcast episode.
  42. marriage: an investigation
    5 Perspectives on What Kids Do to a Marriage“Little by little, this forced, idealized version of our marriage, performed for the benefit of our child, became the norm.”
  43. wait what
    Woman With Double Uterus Gives Birth Twice in a MonthMy recurring stress dream, come to life.
  44. parenthood
    What’s the Cradle Act — and Is It Better Than Nothing?A newly proposed family-leave policy would have parents borrow money from retirement to help finance time off after the birth or adoption of a child.
  45. healthcare
    What It’s Like to Live in the Country Where Giving Birth Costs $60Nikki Haley said Finnish people don’t like their health-care system. Journalist Anu Partanen — who recently moved back there — disagrees.
  46. secret side hustles
    The Nurse Who Sells Her Own Breast Milk Online“Mothers who have an organic or vegan diet will charge up to $3 per ounce, but I’m just not that sort of woman.”
  47. self reflection
    Should I Give My Daughter Dreadlocks?The idea of my little girl having the same style as me is tempting.
  48. travel
    Oh My God, a Woman Forgot Her Baby in the AirportThe plane had to turn around after take-off.
  49. culture
    Why Can’t I Stop Dreaming of Baby Names?I’m not pregnant, but this list of names keeps growing.
  50. lawsuits
    Manhattan Mom Sues Nanny for Feeding Her Baby FormulaLynn Wojton says she is “very upset” her doula didn’t wake her up to breastfeed.
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