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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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July 22 2014 1:17 PMWhen Were You First Allowed to Go to the Park Alone? A Slate Survey. 
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July 15 2014 3:28 PMParents Are Now Getting Arrested for Letting Their Kids Go to the Park Alone
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July 9 2014 6:09 PMI Would Be Sad If Sarah Palin Went Away
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July 7 2014 12:17 PMIn America, There’s No Such Thing as Work-Life Balance
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June 30 2014 11:57 AMEven if She Loses in Texas, Wendy Davis Is a Win for America
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June 17 2014 1:34 PMThe New York Times’ Heartbreaking Series on Postpartum Depression Is a Must-Read
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June 10 2014 4:29 PMBritney Spears Is a Feminist Role Model All of a Sudden
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June 4 2014 11:33 AMAdvice for Female Candidates: Wear a Colorful Jacket Over a Sheath Dress, Be Likeable
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May 22 2014 4:10 PMWomen Are More Stressed at Home Than at Work, Not Shocking Study Finds
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May 12 2014 3:30 PMI Thought I Was Fine With Not Breast-Feeding. Then I Watched Breastmilk.
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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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July 24 2014 8:13 AMBlake Lively Launches a Lifestyle Website and You Will Hate Yourself
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July 21 2014 3:27 PMWhy Are Poor Women Having Healthier Babies?
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July 10 2014 1:54 PMIn Defense of the "Glamour Selfie" (Which Isn't a Selfie)
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July 8 2014 11:48 AMYour Hatred of Cupcakes Is a Little Sexist
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July 3 2014 9:28 AMGoldman Sachs' Old Boys Club Hits the Strip Club
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June 24 2014 2:31 PMDid Obama’s Working Families Summit Accomplish Anything?
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June 17 2014 11:27 AMMeasles and Whooping Cough Outbreaks: Here’s What Parents, Doctors, and Politicians Can Do
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June 10 2014 12:36 PMPaid Parental Leave: What Would Jesus Do?
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May 28 2014 11:25 AMIf Hollywood Movies Inspire Real-Life Violence, Then Why Are Teens Less Violent Than Ever?
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May 21 2014 9:58 AMWoman Sues a New York Hospital for Forcing a C-Section. Can Doctors Do That?
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May 6 2014 1:32 PMEmployer Support for Workplace Flexibility Has Declined Since 2008. Now Get Back to Work.

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