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Jessica Grose is a frequent Slate contributor and the author of the novel Sad Desk Salad. Follow her on Twitter.

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May 20 2013 10:52 AMOur Creepy Fascination With Celebrity Pregnancies
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May 13 2013 2:09 PMEarly Formula Is Not the Enemy, Can Help Mothers Breast-Feed Longer
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May 2 2013 2:06 PMNew Lawsuits Shine a Light on Pregnancy Discrimination
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April 22 2013 2:56 PMIntroducing the Latest Lunatic Parenting Trend: Diaper-Free Baby Rearing
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April 10 2013 12:33 PMAnthony Weiner and the Art of Overcoming a Sex Scandal
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April 4 2013 11:22 AMDoubleX Gabfest: The Manteresting EditionSlate's DoubleX Gabfest on Buzz Bissinger, cooking memoirs, and Pinterest for dudes.
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March 28 2013 12:28 PMIt's OK to Feed Your Four-Month-Old Solid Food
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March 19 2013 10:39 AMWachenheim Suicide Lays Bare the Anxieties of New Motherhood
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March 13 2013 2:40 PMHow Do You Do It, Sheryl Sandberg? Be Specific!
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March 5 2013 12:07 PMThe Case for Having Kids in Your 20s
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Feb. 22 2013 1:17 PMSheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" Circles Completely Miss the Point on Workplace Maternity
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Feb. 18 2013 1:45 PM30-Something Parents Are Moving to the Suburbs and the New York Times Is On It
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Feb. 11 2013 2:49 PM"Breast Is Best"—Unless You Have to Work
Jan. 10 2013 3:09 PMHow To Fix Maternity LeaveTwelve weeks off right after the baby is born is not the only way, America!
Nov. 27 2012 10:15 AMMomTVNickelodeon tries to nab the edgy mommy demo—my future people!—with NickMom. Umm.
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May 17 2013 12:53 PMAre Boys More Competitive Than Girls Because They Play in Groups?
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May 8 2013 11:34 AMCan Expensive Private Schools Teach Humility?
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April 29 2013 1:32 PMAmanda Knox Is Not a Cautionary Tale About Sex
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April 15 2013 1:28 PMHow to Improve American Day Care: Ask the French
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April 10 2013 11:00 AMThe Three Tragedies of Shulamith Firestone
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April 1 2013 10:39 AMWhy the Child-Free Should Quit Criticizing Parents
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March 26 2013 9:30 AMCan't We Think of A Better Term Than “Stay-at-Home Moms?”
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March 18 2013 12:03 PMFeminist Housewives Are Not Taking Over the Country
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March 8 2013 11:24 AMEven the White House Isn't Covered by Breast-Feeding Protection Laws
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March 1 2013 3:57 PMBring Back Cocktail Hour for Working Parents
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Feb. 20 2013 9:00 AMThese Women Collect and Care for Baby Dolls. It's Not as Weird as I First Thought.
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Feb. 13 2013 3:08 PMMore Women Are Taking Their Husbands' Last Names. I (Sort of) Did Too.
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Feb. 4 2013 3:50 PMThe Latest Installment of Women Being Horrible to Other Women
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Nov. 30 2012 11:13 AMMarissa Mayer Says Her Baby is "Easy." Cue the Internet Rage.
Nov. 19 2012 3:45 AMBaby Blue StreakCan I stop swearing before my daughter is born?




Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

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Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
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Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
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Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
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Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
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Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.