Lauren Sandler

Lauren Sandler writes for Slate, Time, the New York Times, and other publications, and is the author of One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One.

June 11 2013 7:15 AMWhy One Child Is Enough for Me—and Might Be for YouA smaller family means all of the joy, less of the crap.
Oct. 17 2011 4:34 PMThe Mother MajorityWomen with children have more abortions than anyone else, and by an increasingly wide margin. So why is the topic taboo?
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Aug. 17 2011 7:04 PMCohabitation Is Only a Problem Because it’s Not Normal Yet
Aug. 20 2008 5:49 PMSkirting the IssuesReading between the economic hemlines of September's fashion mags.
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June 21 2012 5:03 PMFine, Women Can't Have It All. Isn't That Called Compromise?
Sept. 21 2011 5:39 PMBooks By Men Who Like Big Families Jeffrey Kluger's The Sibling Effect is part of an emerging canon that fetishizes large broods.
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Oct. 5 2009 5:57 PMAn Elegy for Gourmet Magazine
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July 3 2008 6:58 AMGut InstinctWhat health benefits, exactly, is Activia yogurt supposed to offer?
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.