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After eight years of marriage and two kids, my husband and I are fighting over whether or not to have more children — and our battles are revealing bigger divisions.
Parents cite safety concerns in their decisions not to seek out the HPV vaccine, but unspoken factors like convenience may also get in the way.
When I was a psychologist pregnant with my first child, a colleague asked, “Do you want to hear how psychologists screw up their kids?”
A fifth-grade class has a sleep-away field trip. What do do with a child who doesn't want to go?
A live discussion of Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" with KJ Dell'Antonia, Leslie Bennetts, Jessica Bennet, and Jennifer Romaniuk.
When Pew researchers ask if survey respondents think it's best for children if mothers work full-time, part-time, or not at all, they're not asking the right question.
Quizzing Bruce Feiler, the author of "The Secrets of Happy Families," and his wife, Linda Rottenberg, on their year as "happy family" guinea pigs.
After a divorce, a mother looks for an honest conversation about what really makes us happy — and it's hard to find.
The City Council in Portland, Ore., has passed a law that will enable many employees there to earn up to five paid sick days a year.
Let's talk about Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" rather than pontificate about it.
When the Scouts survey current members regarding their policies on gays and lesbians, will they get a useful result, or an "amen" from the choir?
My two closest mom friends are moving out of state. I have to start dating again.
My job wasn't to help my son build the finest igloo possible. It was to help him build the igloo he wanted to build.
The author Thea Goodman inhabits the strange, slightly demented world of the too self-conscious new parent.
When a classmate mocked a character in our reading as "uneducated," I told the class I'd never graduated high school. Then I wished I'd kept my mouth shut.
This scheduled baby sitter turns down other work to be there for this family, and she counts on the income. So what happens when the parents cancel?
I know I shouldn't worry about whether my daughter's academic choices will get her into a prestigious college — but I do.
I can't imagine worrying about whether my child attends a prestigious college — but maybe I'm speaking too soon.
The hard truth is, my indecision and sentimentality have all just been an excuse: what I really can’t reconcile is that once I pack up the baby gear, I’m packing it in. No more babies for us.
The hospital with the lowest rate of Caesareans delivered 7 percent of births there through that method; the highest: 70 percent.