T/parenting

  1. Momcations. It’s a Thing. Travel, Yesterday

    Hotels and tour operators across the globe are rolling out vacation packages designed specifically to give women a break from their spouses and children.

  2. On a Nude Beach With My Parents, Baring Almost All Well, January 24

    My Speedo stayed on but my secrets came out.

  3. Hollywood Women Push Directors Guild for Better Parental Benefits Movies, January 22

    Taking leave can result in lost coverage, as one female director discovered after giving birth. She’s enlisted Amy Schumer, Amy Poehler and others in her effort to get the rules revised.

  4. Rejecting the Name My Parents Chose Well, January 21

    I was named for the main character in “Little Women.” Changing my name may be the most Jo March-like decision I could have made.

  5. His Mother Worked to Find Him Love Despite War, Blindness and Loss World, January 20

    The war in Afghanistan has taken so much from the poet Zaheer Ahmad Zindani. His mother was determined to ensure it wouldn’t take his chance to marry.

  6. Why Mothers’ Choices About Work and Family Often Feel Like No Choice at All The Upshot, January 17

    When policymakers frame “choices” as personal preferences, it distracts from major structural constraints.

  7. A Japanese Politician Is Taking Paternity Leave. It’s a Big Deal. World, January 15

    Shinjiro Koizumi, the son of a popular ex-prime minister, was praised for setting an example for Japan’s workaholic fathers.

  8. I’m Six Weeks Pregnant, and I’m Telling the World Opinion, January 14

    Against the mandatory secret first trimester.

  9. Balancing Being a Surgeon and a Mother Opinion, January 14

    Readers discuss the challenges that women surgeons face in meeting the needs of two very demanding roles.

  10. Letter of Recommendation: ‘The Happy Song’ by Imogen Heap Magazine, January 14

    A song precision-engineered by a corporation to delight babies — and it works!

  11. When Heavy Periods Disrupt a Teenager’s Life Well, January 13

    “Someone’s menstrual period should not be impairing them from leading a normal life, because we have really good treatments for pain and for heavy bleeding,” an expert says.

  12. Fieldston, Elite Private School, Faces Backlash From Jewish Parents New York, January 10

    The New York City school is once again embroiled in a debate over its handling of race, religion and ethnicity.

  13. I Hate Football. I Let My Daughter Play It Anyway. Well, January 10

    My husband and I believe that children should be allowed to take some reasonable risks, but football tested our resolve.

  14. Hong Kong Considers the Future: ‘If You Can Afford It, Leave’ Business, January 3

    As violence escalates and the Chinese government exerts greater control over the financial hub, residents wrestle with their options.

  15. A Speech About Love for My Father’s Third Wedding Well, January 3

    What could a son say about marriage to a father who had divorced twice, seeming to treat love as though it were seasonal?

  16. Why Are You Publicly Sharing Your Child’s DNA Information? Opinion, January 2

    By uploading their children’s genetic information on public websites, parents are forever exposing their personal health data.

  17. Every Moment With My Son Is an Act of Creation Opinion, January 1

    Now we have written a book together.