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Why the World Is So Helplessly Compelled by Meghan Markle’s Pregnancy Announcement

Oct. 11 2018 5:50 AMWhy Won’t Parents Talk About Helping Their Daughters Get Abortions?After all, we talk about them having sex all the time.
Oct. 2 2018 11:29 AMA Majority of U.S. Teens Experience Cyberbullying, and Parents Are the Only Adults Perceived to Be Helping
Sept. 25 2018 5:50 AMMourning at the Magic KingdomRight after my father’s funeral, I took my family to Disney World. It turned out to be the right place for me to grieve.
Sept. 6 2018 8:15 AMGender Inequality Extends Even Into Our SleepBut a new study shows that both men and women sleep better in countries where women hold more economic and political power.
Aug. 30 2018 4:07 PMWhat David French’s Atlantic Piece Is MissingHis essay misleadingly conflates racist attacks on adoptive families with attacks from the left.
Aug. 30 2018 5:50 AMWe’d Be Crazy Not to Take the Piano
Aug. 24 2018 7:28 PMDuncan Hunter Is the Latest in a Long Line of Politicians to Attempt a “Women Be Shopping” Defense
Aug. 14 2018 5:55 AMThe Shame of Solo MotherhoodHaving kids without a partner was the right thing for me. So why did it make me feel so deeply embarrassed?
Aug. 8 2018 9:00 AMWhen Your Mom Is Tiny Harris and Your Stepdad Is T.I.Featuring Zonnique Pullins, age 22.
July 18 2018 5:55 AMAlone in the DarkWhy we need more children’s books about suicide and severe depression.
June 27 2018 3:14 PMHiding One Love for the Sake of AnotherPassing as straight is the only way to preserve my relationship with my abuela.
June 27 2018 5:53 AMLittle MonstersWhy does Donald Trump Jr. have a carefully curated “sexy dad” Instagram persona?
June 26 2018 5:55 AMROTUSCharlotte Pence, daughter of the VP, uses her pet rabbit’s Instagram account as a convenient extension of the family brand.
June 22 2018 3:21 PMDon’t Let the Atlantic Story Scare You: Trans-Affirmative Care Is Best for Kids
June 20 2018 4:40 PM“Family Values” Conservatism Is OverThe GOP’s ability to position itself as the defender of the American family has been weakening for a long time—but Trump’s immigration policy is its death knell.
Oct. 8 2018 6:27 PMEnding Sexual Violence by Raising Better BoysHow to teach even the youngest sons to respect girls and understand boundaries—and themselves.
Oct. 1 2018 9:00 AMShould We Force Shy Kids to Do Class Presentations?Here’s what experts say.
Sept. 12 2018 6:24 PMFuture DevelopmentStocking up before the hurricane—and thinking about what comes after.
Aug. 31 2018 1:36 PMThe Complicated, Messy Identity of a Transracial AdopteeIn the Atlantic, David French says questioning a white family’s ability to raise a child of color is wrong. I know it isn’t.
Aug. 30 2018 2:20 PMJames Baldwin’s Beautiful, Complex Vision of Black American ChildhoodHis 1976 kids’ book, which refuses to sanitize the reality of growing up black in the U.S., feels more urgent than ever now.
Aug. 28 2018 7:30 AMThe Parent TrapI’m so helplessly addicted to parenting groups that I feel like I can never leave Facebook.
Aug. 20 2018 5:50 AMDo Not Decorate Your Kid’s Freshman DormTricked-out dorm rooms with cozy rugs and big-screen TVs miss the point of college.
Aug. 10 2018 9:30 AMThe Sharing Economy’s Next Target Is Child Care
July 20 2018 9:30 AM“There Is Motion at Your Front Door”How a seemingly innocuous “video doorbell” app turned my life into a domestic horror movie.
July 11 2018 10:30 AMWhen Your Dad Is Mike Pesca, Host of the Gist PodcastFeaturing Emmett Pesca, age 9, grade four.
June 27 2018 11:46 AMMy Grandmother’s Dementia Turned Me StraightAnd letting that happen was the right thing to do.
June 26 2018 2:15 PMWhy Understanding Passing Is Key to Appreciating FX’s Pose
June 25 2018 2:16 PMWhat the Queer Coming Out Experience Can Teach You About Adoption
June 20 2018 6:14 PMFamily Members of Detainees Are Reviewing Border Detention Centers on FacebookThe ratings and reviews of these facilities paint a vivid picture of what life has been like inside the centers.
June 20 2018 5:55 AMBringing James HomeWhen our baby died, we wanted to take his body and bury him ourselves. No one at the hospital knew what to do.

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