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Happy Mother’s Day: Kids’ Screen Time is a Feminist Issue

Portable electronics like smartphones and tablets are indispensable tools for mothers and caregivers. Why do we shame them for allowing kids screen time?
A mother and daughter sitting in the living room together.

The One Thing Parents Really Need

The prologue of Catherine Newman’s new parenting memoir Catastrophic Happiness: Finding Joy in Childhood’s Messy Years, evocatively called ...
Children at preschool playing with colorful shapes.

Does Universal Pre-K Help Working Mothers?

Pre-K may help the child, but does it get mothers back to work?

Gender Roles in Early Parenthood

Parenting roles have changed enormously over a generation, but gender roles are still being propped up in some ways.

The Intimate World of Mommy Blogs

Are mommy blogs helpful for online communities?

Reproductive Technology, Motherhood, and Feminism

Would advanced reproductive technology advance professional opportunities for women? Early feminist thinkers debate.