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Things to Worry About

Things to Worry About by Norah Buckley Vawter Dear Mothers, Things to worry about: Worry about the planet. Worry about your children’s welfare. Worry about your family and friends. Worry about not wasting your life. Worry about kindness and love. … Continue reading

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Eat it, xoJane. I’m a Stay-at-Home-Mom and I Have a Job to Do

Eat it, xoJane. I’m a Stay-at-Home-Mom and I Have a Job to Do By Jenny Kanevsky You’ve heard the expression “Parenthood: the toughest job you’ll ever love.” No? So you don’t think being a parent is a job and more … Continue reading

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A Rereading of the “Most demanding 1st birthday invite ever”

A Rereading of the “Most demanding 1st birthday invite ever” by Anoosh Jorjorian This letter has been making the rounds on social media as fodder for mockery: I have an alternate reading: Dear family, We know we should be grateful … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RICHARD D’ABATE

By Richard D’Abate: THE SADNESS OF YOUNG MOTHERS Because we’re at the beach today our sadness knows itself, Between the sinking sand and slowly measured falling waves. Not long ago time was arrow-tipped and ravenous. It found its mark before … Continue reading

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Yes, Actually, There is a Huge Problem with Pink

Yes, Actually, There is a Huge Problem with Pink By Kirsten Clodfelter One afternoon when I was out with my daughter, then nine months old, a woman stopped us to gush over my “handsome baby boy.” No worries—it’s definitely hard … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism

An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism By Kirsten Clodfelter Dear Charlotte, I appreciate that you have words of wisdom to share with the next generation of “hip” young feminists as we get dressed each … Continue reading

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