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April 22 2014 4:45 PMWhy Aren't Italian Women Having Babies?
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April 8 2014 4:12 PMThe Number of Stay-at-Home Moms Is Rising. Most Don’t Want to Be There.
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April 3 2014 3:55 PMThe Publication That Comes Closest to Gender Parity Among Writers Is the One That Often Doesn’t Pay
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March 28 2014 4:57 PMCDC Reports That Autism Numbers Are Way Up. But So Is Awareness.
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March 19 2014 2:29 PMFemale Journalists Dominate Family and Gender Coverage, Men Dominate Everything Else
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March 5 2014 11:00 AMMale Executives Don’t Feel Guilt, See Work-Life Balance as a Women's Problem
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Feb. 27 2014 2:32 PMSchools Need to Stop Asking So Much of Parents (And Parents Need to Stop Caving)
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Feb. 18 2014 10:39 AMCelebrities Have the Right to Remain Silent About Their Pregnancies
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Feb. 5 2014 10:06 AMCo-Ed Baby Showers Are a Terrible Idea. Men: Keep Out.
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Jan. 31 2014 1:28 PMIs “Toxic" Online Culture Paralyzing Feminism?
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Jan. 29 2014 12:34 PMYoga Pants in da Club? Great Idea.
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Jan. 27 2014 10:08 AMRoss Douthat Blames Abortion and Trashy Pop Culture for the Decline of Marriage
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Jan. 24 2014 4:39 PMUniversity of Missouri Student Allegedly Raped by Football Player. Again, a University Does Nothing.
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May 2 2014 11:37 AMNumber of Stay-at-Home Dads in Decline. Were Men Only Watching the Kids Because They Lost Their Jobs?
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April 24 2014 1:20 PMCelebrity Quack Moms Are a Terrible Influence on Everyday Parents
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April 17 2014 11:26 AMWomen Don't Freeze Their Eggs for Their Careers. They Do It Because They Don’t Have Partners.
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April 7 2014 3:04 PMThe Lesson from Baseball's Paternity Leave Controversy: Paternity Leave Is Not Controversial
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April 1 2014 11:13 AMThere Is No Such Thing as “Career Advice for Women”
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March 26 2014 11:16 AMGwyneth Paltrow's “Conscious Uncoupling” From Chris Martin Sounds So Lovely. Can I Have One?
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March 10 2014 2:42 PMCall Your Dad: Living Together Before Marriage Does Not Lead to Divorce
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Feb. 27 2014 3:12 PMNew Study Confirms It: Breast-Feeding Benefits Have Been Drastically Overstated
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Feb. 26 2014 1:06 PM“Designer Babies” Aren’t Coming. The New York Times Is Just Trying to Scare You.
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Feb. 12 2014 10:17 AMThat Viral Letter From a Stay-At-Home Mom to a Working Mom Is Making Me Angry
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Feb. 4 2014 2:52 PMGoodbye, Idea That a Good Marriage Requires Shared Religious Beliefs
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Jan. 30 2014 11:43 AMWhy Are Colleges So Terrible at Following Up on Rape Accusations Against Football Players?
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Jan. 28 2014 12:34 PMYour Kale-Eating Baby Does Not Impress Me
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Jan. 26 2014 8:18 PMWhat Ails Modern Parents?Jennifer Senior, author of All Joy and No Fun, on the fraught state of raising kids.
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Jan. 23 2014 4:27 PMCoverage of Nonexistent Hookup Culture Makes Students Feel Left Out of Nonexistent Hookup Culture

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