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Motherhood

  1. nuclear families
    The Necessary Will of Lesbian MothersThe queer family in the 1980s lived under threat of siege.
  2. self
    Giving Birth in the End TimesWriter Emily Holleman stares down the apocalypse and into the terrifying optimism of motherhood.
  3. power
    The Real Reason Black Mothers Are Being Pushed to BreastfeedEfforts to close the racial breastfeeding gap are more complicated than they appear.
  4. delta variant
    Does Anyone Want to Hear About Burned-Out Moms Anymore?There’s more pressure than ever to get back to normal, but we’re still here, and we’re not okay.
  5. cut covers
    Sandra Oh Is SpeakingThe acting great on entering the “mother chapter” of her career, challenging the unbelievable pressure of being a modern woman, and more.
  6. how i get it done
    Emily Oster Thinks of Herself As an Expert on Data in Parenting, Not ParentingHow the economist, writer, and face of school reopening is getting it done during the pandemic.
  7. style
    A T-Shirt That Celebrates Black Queer MothersWith proceeds benefiting Planned Parenthood.
  8. the cut podcast
    Transracial Adoptees Are Tired of TVFinding characters and story lines that reflect the complexities of growing up in white families is almost impossible.
  9. new mom
    Halsey’s New Baby Just DroppedThe singer announced the birth of her first child, Ender.
  10. how i get it done
    How Olympic Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings Trained During Pregnancy“I didn’t enjoy pregnancy. Part of the reason is that I hid it for about six months because I didn’t know how my sponsors would react.”
  11. the cut podcast
    How Do I Know If I Want Kids?To procreate, or not to procreate? That’s the age-old question we wrestle with on this week’s episode of The Cut podcast.
  12. fantasies
    Dreaming You’re Pregnant? An Expert Explores 11 Reasons Why“Pregnancy dreams are typically connected to something else in your life.”
  13. the bigger picture
    Our Mothers, OurselvesMagdalena Wosinska’s family photos will make you want to call your mom.
  14. parenting
    The Reports of a Pandemic Baby Bust Are TrueThe birth rate is the lowest it’s been in 42 years.
  15. the cut podcast
    The Cut Podcast: Cooking Without My MotherMichelle Zauner discusses the subject of her new memoir: the love for adventurous eating and Korean cooking that she shared with her mother.
  16. acquiescence
    Turns Out It’s Pretty Good: The GrinchHow the 2018 movie became a year-round source of comfort for my 3-year-old and me.
  17. how i get it done
    How Brandi Carlile Gets It DoneThe Grammy-winning singer-songwriter on touring with an infant, being a Gemini, and her aluminum fishing boat.
  18. self
    What Do You Do the Day After a Miscarriage?A New Zealand law gives workers time off to answer that question for themselves.
  19. the cut podcast
    We’re All Failing at Being WomenDiscussing the impossible performance of womanhood with author Torrey Peters, on this week’s episode of The Cut.
  20. power
    School Expels Kids Because of Their Mom’s OnlyFans AccountA Sacramento mom said she and her family were subjected to harassment and abuse after the school community discovered her page.
  21. all work no pay
    I Really Can’t ComplainBut if I could …
  22. all work no pay
    Making It WorkFour women who work at Winnie, an online marketplace for child care, walk us through how they’re balancing their own work and child-care needs.
  23. all work no pay
    ‘How the Hell Am I Supposed to Do This?’The Cut spoke to a single mother about having a newborn, losing her job, and becoming closer to her 10-year-old throughout a challenging year.
  24. all work no pay
    ‘She’s More Patient With the Kids’A married man and woman explain how they decided she’d be the one to quit her job to take care of their two children.
  25. all work no pay
    How Am I?I mean, I’m working from home while taking care of two little kids. And there’s a demon in my kitchen.
  26. all work no pay
    The Mothers Who Already LeftMy daughter’s diagnosis pushed me out of the workforce years before the pandemic.
  27. niche drama
    What’s All This Drama About a Pro-Trump Parenting Guru?Receipts have surfaced documenting four years of donations from the Taking Cara Babies founder to the MAGA Committee.
  28. power
    The Paid Leave Trump Doesn’t Want You to Know AboutThe government has done little to publicize a benefit that could help many overburdened parents — and it’s about to expire.
  29. the bigger picture
    A Fascination With FamilyPhotographer Prin Rodriguez explores her personal history and ancestral archive.
  30. coronavirus
    The Pandemic Is Squeezing Women Out of the WorkforceMothers are disproportionately likely to leave their jobs to take on child care full-time.
  31. kindercares
    Can I Talk to You About Preschool for All?It wasn’t easy, but after years of organizing, my county in Oregon will have universal early-childhood education.
  32. parental angst
    I Hate Halloween Less This Year?My Holiday Mom angst is calmer than usual.
  33. all in the family
    ‘I Told Her I’ll Wear Two Masks’Three mothers discuss being unable to visit their incarcerated loved ones.
  34. all in the family
    My Mom Is Thrilled You’re Washing Your HandsPersonally, I’ve never been more grateful she’s a nurse.
  35. all in the family
    My Mother Once Sold Horoscopes to SurviveI’m beginning to understand how the fall of her country prepared her for uncertainty.
  36. mothers and daughters
    25 Famous Women on Their MothersWith contributions from Kamala Harris, Zadie Smith, Tracee Ellis-Ross, and many more.
  37. all in the family
    My Memoir Almost Tore My Family ApartI believed in my book — my parents weren’t so sure.
  38. all in the family
    How I Stopped Ghosting My FamilyThis year, I learned to do what my mother once did for me.
  39. childbirth
    Black Newborns Are 3 Times More Likely to Die When Treated by White DoctorsNew research exposes the harrowing racial disparities in childbirth and postnatal care.
  40. fiction
    Want: A Novel Excerpt“My body almost single-handedly bankrupted us.”
  41. police
    Secret Service Agents Accosted Two Black Mothers With a RifleThe women say they were pulled from their car and handcuffed while their young children looked on.
  42. sisters in hate
    How White Nationalists Weaponize MotherhoodA new book shows the way white-nationalist women use traditional femininity to mask hateful messages.
  43. book excerpt
    Lost in the SystemA day in the life of a homeless single mother.
  44. motherhood
    If Anything Happens to This Baby Orca, So Help Me GodPlease, let Tahlequah have a happy ending.
  45. 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.
  46. what i learned
    Everything I Know for Sure About My Tiny BabyThe minute I think I’ve figured her out, she’s changed again.
  47. what i learned
    Has My Daughter Always Loved Solitude This Much?What I learned when my 4-year-old’s robust social life disappeared.
  48. parenting
    The Sacrifice Black Children Shouldn’t Have to MakeThis country prizes Black children’s precocity — insists on it, even, much of the time.
  49. maternal health
    Watching a Livestreamed Home Birth Was Incredibly MovingI didn’t expect it to be so powerful.
  50. read with us
    Our Mothers, Before UsWhat can we learn from images of the women we never met?
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