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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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Jan. 20 2015 10:10 PMObama Declares Child Care “a Must Have”
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Jan. 13 2015 1:16 PMIt Is Better to Move for Your Spouse Than Make Your Spouse Move for You
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Jan. 8 2015 9:52 AM“I Was Very, Very Mistaken”: The Reality of Quitting Work to Be a Stay-at-Home Dad
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Dec. 24 2014 9:00 AMThe Year of Truly Awful Celebrity Sex Scandal
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Nov. 26 2014 9:09 AMLeg of Lamb Instead of Turkey for Thanksgiving: One Family’s Tragic Story
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Nov. 18 2014 12:07 PMIt’s Not Your Kids Holding Your Career Back. It’s Your Husband.
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Nov. 7 2014 2:19 PMThe Midterms Were Only Bad for Women If You Have a Very Narrow View of Women
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Oct. 29 2014 1:21 PMThe Parody Twitter Account That Gets 21st-Century Progressive Parenting Pretty Right
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Oct. 15 2014 3:56 PMA New Book Confirms That Male Doctors Have It Really, Really Good
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Oct. 9 2014 10:41 AMNo Nursery, No Formula, No PacifierAre “baby-friendly” hospitals unfriendly to new mothers?
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Sept. 18 2014 11:40 AMWhere Pregnant Women Aren’t Allowed to Work After 36 Weeks
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Sept. 3 2014 1:24 PMEngland’s Basically Unaffordable One-Year Maternity Leave
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Aug. 21 2014 2:58 PM“In Oslo, I Have Never Met a Stay-at-Home Mom”: Is Norway the Best Place to Be a Working Parent?
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Aug. 13 2014 1:43 PMDads: When Your Kid Is Sick, It's Not Up to Your Wife to Stay Home
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Aug. 6 2014 10:42 AMThe Shortening LeashSix thousand respondents to the Slate survey and the trend is clear: Kids today have a lot less freedom than their parents did.
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Jan. 19 2015 10:15 AM"They Don't Deploy Pregnant Women": The Work and Life Sacrifices of a Military Mom
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Jan. 13 2015 1:12 PMThe DecidersCorporate board quotas haven’t helped solve gender problems because women still get sidelined when decisions are made.
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Jan. 7 2015 9:00 AM“At This Moment in Time, It’s Not About Me”: When a Spouse’s Career Always Comes First
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Dec. 22 2014 2:00 PMWhen Did Having Kids Become a Luxury?
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Nov. 21 2014 4:30 PMWhat Happened When One Canadian Dad Took a 37-Week Parental Leave? (Nothing Bad.)
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Nov. 13 2014 12:27 PMThe NYT Asks War Photographer Moms How They Do It All. We Asked a Dad.
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Nov. 3 2014 2:12 PMAn Elegy for Delia’s (and Shopping at the Mall in the Mid-1990s)
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Oct. 23 2014 8:51 AMPoker Games and Male Mentors: The Culture of Business in Tech Is Not Great for Women
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Oct. 14 2014 1:03 PMSubsidized Day Care and Paid Parental Leave Can Be Kind of Complicated
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Oct. 6 2014 1:48 PMWhat It's Like to Be a Mom in “a Paradise for Sex Stereotypes”
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Sept. 9 2014 10:15 AM“The Day Care Provider Suggested I Rebirth My Son”
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Aug. 27 2014 11:52 AMHow Parents Around the World Navigate Child Care Logistics
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Aug. 18 2014 1:12 PMThe Pressure to Breast-Feed Is Hurting New Moms With Postpartum Depression
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Aug. 6 2014 11:03 AMThe Surrogacy Process Is a Mess
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July 29 2014 11:34 AMWhy Do Moms Really Leave the Workforce? It's Their Only Choice.

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