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Jan. 22 2014 4:09 PMMagazines Love Birth Control Scare Stories. Don't Let Them Win.
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Jan. 15 2014 11:42 AMHow Parents, Nonparents, and Fancy Restaurants Can Avoid Social Breakdown When a Baby Is Crying
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Jan. 9 2014 12:15 PMIt’s Not Just You. Women Have Struggled to Breast-Feed Since Ancient Times.
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Jan. 3 2014 11:49 AM"Workout Wear Friday" Is a Terrible Idea. Do Not Do It, America.
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Dec. 27 2013 10:10 AMMillennial Women Don't Need Our Advice. They're Crushing It.
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Dec. 16 2013 12:00 PMRoss Douthat Has a Theory About Daughters. Uh Oh.
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Dec. 9 2013 12:23 PMThe Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Rode in on Fisher-Price iPad Apptivity Seats
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Dec. 4 2013 2:11 PMChirlane McCray Is Deeply Involved in Her Husband's Political Career. Why Is That a Story?
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Nov. 29 2013 12:17 PMWill Someone Just Please Tell Me How to Lie About Santa? Thx.
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Nov. 18 2013 11:06 AMForget Xtreme Baby Monitoring. Let Chaos Reign.
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Nov. 11 2013 12:19 PMMajority of Americans Think Women Should Hurry Up and Get Pregnant
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Nov. 4 2013 11:17 AMOnly 12 Percent of Older Women Feel Satisfied With Their Bodies
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Oct. 24 2013 1:00 PMSo What If Ted Cruz's Wife Doesn't Agree With All His Politics?
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Oct. 17 2013 3:21 PMRich People Love Diversity, Until They Have Kids
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Oct. 9 2013 11:33 AMUh Oh. Sweden’s Not the Egalitarian Paradise of Your Work-Life Balance Dreams.  
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Jan. 21 2014 11:47 AMYes, It's Another Dove Ad About Body Image. And It's Really Great.
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Jan. 13 2014 12:30 PMNo, Teen Mom Is Not Helping to Lower Teen Birth Rates
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Jan. 7 2014 11:18 AMWant to Be a Really Successful Female Economist? Don't Get Married.
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Dec. 30 2013 9:30 AMOh, SoulCycle. You Jumped the Shark in 2013. 
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Dec. 18 2013 8:39 AMUs Weekly's "Zoom" Function Lets You Zoom in on Kim Kardashian's "Post-Baby Curves"
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Dec. 12 2013 2:15 PMKirsten Gillibrand Will “Cut Your Nuts Off”: In Praise of New York’s Junior Senator
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Dec. 9 2013 8:41 AMWomen Can Rise on Wall Street If Husbands Stay Home. This Is Not Progress.
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Dec. 3 2013 11:29 AMWomen Modify Behavior When Trying to Get Pregnant. A New Study Says Men Should Too.
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Nov. 26 2013 3:11 PMSheryl Sandberg’s Very Bad Advice
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Nov. 12 2013 6:13 PMWe Shouldn't Pay Women to Breast-Feed
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Nov. 6 2013 1:40 PMMen Who Don't Want to Pay for Maternity Care Don't Understand the Circle of Life
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Oct. 29 2013 1:07 PMXoJane Should Never Have Published This Mother’s Dangerous Views
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Oct. 21 2013 4:48 PMBuying Breast Milk from Strangers on the Internet Is Not a Good Idea
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Oct. 14 2013 1:14 PM“Own the Room” but Don’t “Over-Occupy the Space” and Other Maddening Advice for Women
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Oct. 7 2013 12:35 PMWhy Is It So Hard to Be an Ethical Parent?

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