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After the Outrage

Last summer, the Red Cross pulled its racist swimming posters. Has it done anything about racism in swimming?

June 16 2017 9:02 AMThe GrandmannyMy dad came out when I was a teenager. I couldn’t understand how hard he had it until I became a parent myself.
June 9 2017 5:55 AMPlay Date With the Lost GenerationMy toddler’s secret identity as a drunken artist of the early 20th century.
June 5 2017 5:55 AMWho Am I Wearing?Fashion adventures, and misadventures, while living with dementia.
May 19 2017 8:30 AMTheir Closets, ThemselvesFor two writers, recreating their family members’ carefully curated closets yielded new insight into the essentials of their lives.
May 10 2017 9:00 AMYou Will Hate Your Husband After Your Kid Is BornDon’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
Nov. 10 2016 2:50 PMThe Post-Trump ThanksgivingHow to share a table with relatives whose views you abhor.
Nov. 7 2016 2:00 PMWhat Does a President Look Like?Ask a kid to draw one.
Oct. 10 2016 10:16 AMThe “Things Could Be Worse” Guide to ParentingWhat I’ve learned as a mother of a kinda-sick kid.
Sept. 8 2016 10:05 AMDon’t Call Him a HeroThere are better ways to honor 9/11 first responders—people like my father.
July 22 2016 3:08 PMHow to Turn Pokémon Go Into a Lifelong PassionPeople who love the game are collectors at heart. Here’s how to entertain them forever. 
June 17 2016 9:16 AMMy Father’s Secret PastAnd how it shaped my own search for my Jewish identity.
June 15 2016 10:15 AMExes and O’sOn figuring out the best name for the father of my children.
May 24 2016 11:54 AMPlease Don’t Ask Me to Put Down My Phone It’s a time machine to a place where my husband is still alive. 
May 6 2016 10:13 AMThe Cupcake RevolutionI can’t save my daughter from a terminal illness. But we can help save other children from the same fate.
May 5 2016 10:00 AMWhat’s in a Name?I agonized over changing mine when I got married. Then I lost my husband.
June 13 2017 5:55 AMConfessions of a Part-Time MomDivorce and shared custody suits me, and it suits my kids, too.
June 6 2017 5:55 AMA Writing Mother Is a Selfish MotherI used to lose myself in a world of words. But raising a child with autism required a new way of thinking about creativity.
May 26 2017 12:25 PMDrowning Doesn’t Look Like DrowningIn 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.
May 12 2017 9:39 AMGoop TherapyHow I learned to love my kid’s obsession with slime.
March 15 2017 2:54 PMThe ACA Saved Our Family. Now, We’re Terrified.For a freelancer hit with a disabling chronic illness, Obamacare meant security and survival—and its repeal could be a disaster.
Nov. 9 2016 2:49 AMHow Do I Explain to My Daughters What Happened in This Election?Deciding whether to protect them or to have a very difficult conversation.
Oct. 11 2016 10:33 AMI’m Not a Great MotherBut I’m an awesome dad.
Oct. 6 2016 2:47 PMSilent BirthSeventeen years ago, I had stillborn twins. They made me the mother I am today.
Sept. 5 2016 8:30 PMNo One Ever “Just Adopts”Why it’s the one thing you should never say to an infertile couple.
June 20 2016 1:40 PMAlone, TogetherTo avoid travel stress and major arguments, more couples should vacation together but fly alone.
June 16 2016 7:30 AMThe CrewAfter my father’s death, these men taught me about family, friendship, and kindness.
June 7 2016 10:35 AMMore Young Adults Are Living With Their ParentsWe say that like it’s a bad thing. It’s not.
May 7 2016 7:04 AMSingle-Mother Families Aren’t the “Other”They’re increasingly the norm. And it’s time to end the shaming and stigmatizing of solo moms.
May 6 2016 5:58 AMIn Praise of the AuntieThey’re the rule-breaking, adventure-taking, hug-dispensing women who make every family stronger.
May 5 2016 5:50 AMLet’s Get LostWhy you should let your kids plan your vacation.

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