Blog Profile / Motherlode

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Archived Since:July 10, 2011

Blog Post Archive

The White House and Paid Leave: Let Flowers Bloom

The Department of Labor focuses on encouraging cities, states and employers to "Lead on Leave."

The Truck That Sparked Our Marriage Back to Life

Phase 1 of our married life was over. We needed to figure out what came next.

My Daughter Loves the ‘Pioneer Woman,’ Who Is All That I Am Not

A televised cooking show about a life that's far from ours has enraptured my 8-year-old.

New Hampshire Legislature ‘Honors’ Fourth Graders After a Real Civics Lesson

A fourth-grade class proposing a bill was met with vitriol and mockery, then "honored."

Sleep Training at 8 Weeks: ‘Do You Have the Guts?’

"When we first told our in-laws what we were doing, they thought we were monsters. Now they think we’re geniuses.”

Rekindling a Love for Cooking With Subscription Meal Kits

Suppertime was starting to feel like a chore. Could a dinner-in-a-box delivery service help me get my groove back?

Where the ‘Sex Talk’ Can Be Fun

What if sex education was fun, interactive, and for both parent and pre-teen?

Angelina Jolie: More ‘Common’ Than Any Celebrity Would Like to Be

With her frank descriptions of her surgeries, Angelina Jolie has stripped the "Celebrities! They're Just Like Us!" trope down to its essence.

Live Chat With Amy Klein: Tuesday, March 24, 9 P.M. Eastern Time

Amy Klein will answer questions about her journey from infertility treatment to pregnancy.

After a Baby’s Arrival, Some Visit, and Others Stay Away

A baby changes everything about you—even things you were afraid you couldn't change.

Go Ahead, Help Your Child Apply to College

As a parent, you can’t escape the role of college-application Sherpa. Nor should you try.

Rules for Teen and Tween Cellphone Use: Unspoken, or Printed and Signed?

Are your family's rules about children's mobile phone use set "rules," or just general guidelines?

Raising Teenagers: Inevitably a Problem?

Teenagers need to become the centers of their own stories. For the writing parent, is that always a loss?

What Not to Worry About in Teaching Young Children to Read

Starting reading instruction early doesn’t yield an advantage to comprehension.

The FaceTime Babysitter

FaceTime has become the "secret weapon” that allows relatives or friends to virtually babysit while parents get things done.

After I.V.F.: Pregnant, but Still Stuck in the Past

Every time I tell someone I’m pregnant, I think, “What if I have to tell them I'm not?”

A Wireless Baby and a Father, Getting Wired In

We took Evy off of her apnea monitor this week, and out in public for the first time.

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