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Parenting

  1. conversations
    Eavesdropping on Miranda July and Maggie NelsonThe artists discuss longing for touch, the complications of parenting, and July’s new film, Kajillionaire.
  2. all in the family
    My Mother Once Sold Horoscopes to SurviveI’m beginning to understand how the fall of her country prepared her for uncertainty.
  3. mothers and daughters
    25 Famous Women on Their MothersWith contributions from Kamala Harris, Zadie Smith, Tracee Ellis-Ross, and many more.
  4. all in the family
    My Memoir Almost Tore My Family ApartI believed in my book — my parents weren’t so sure.
  5. all in the family
    How I Stopped Ghosting My FamilyThis year, I learned to do what my mother once did for me.
  6. all in the family
    My Adult Children Are Ruining the MoodA full nest almost wrecked our second honeymoon.
  7. first person
    I Never Expected Justice for Breonna TaylorHow can this realism make way for hope?
  8. in memoriam
    A Superhero Who Looks Like UsThe bittersweet thrill of rewatching Black Panther with my 5-year-old daughter.
  9. it's complicated
    I Never Enjoyed Sex Until I Took It Less SeriouslyWhen my wife and I had a baby, all my planning fell apart — and I finally learned to be spontaneous.
  10. family
    Why Did These YouTubers Give Away Their Son?Myka and James Stauffer adopted a toddler from China and shared every step of the process with their online audience. Except the last.
  11. fiction
    Want: A Novel Excerpt“My body almost single-handedly bankrupted us.”
  12. back to school
    No One Knows What to Do About SchoolParents discuss virtual learning, face shields, and the challenges of a new semester.
  13. police
    Secret Service Agents Accosted Two Black Mothers With a RifleThe women say they were pulled from their car and handcuffed while their young children looked on.
  14. first person
    How the Hell Are Working Parents ‘Doing This’?I ask myself every day.
  15. education
    Why Are Parents So Bad At Teaching Their Own Kids?The intimate relationship between parent and child can make remote learning uniquely stressful.
  16. coronavirus
    Their Summer Camp Tried to Be Safe. Kids Still Got Sick.The growing number of COVID outbreaks at day camps is an ominous sign for school reopenings.
  17. no expectations
    ‘Having a Family Someday Was Already Part of Our Plan’A woman who froze embryos discusses planning for the future.
  18. power
    Working Mom Says She Was Fired for Being a Mom While WorkingA San Diego woman says she was fired after a supervisor complained that her children were too noisy during work calls.
  19. what i learned
    What I Learned About My Parents in QuarantineBiker babe, baseball fan, mimic of machinery noises — they’re so much more than Mom and Dad.
  20. what i learned
    Everything I Know for Sure About My Tiny BabyThe minute I think I’ve figured her out, she’s changed again.
  21. what i learned
    My Mom Just Blah Blah Blah’s All DayTen children on what their parents do for work.
  22. what i learned
    Has My Daughter Always Loved Solitude This Much?What I learned when my 4-year-old’s robust social life disappeared.
  23. what i learned
    ‘We’d Never Been Alone Together in One Place’The Cut spoke to the busy and famous about what they’ve learned about their loved ones in quarantine.
  24. what i learned
    I Learned Why My Dad Never Talked About His PainMy parents didn’t want me to move through my adolescence with anger toward white people.
  25. no expectations
    7 Months Pregnant and Furloughed“You can’t help but think, if I was better, would I have stuck around?”
  26. parenting
    The Sacrifice Black Children Shouldn’t Have to MakeThis country prizes Black children’s precocity — insists on it, even, much of the time.
  27. influencers
    Popular Mommy Vlogger Admits She ‘Rehomed’ Her Adopted SonYouTuber Myka Stauffer is facing backlash after announcing the decision in a new video.
  28. read with us
    Our Mothers, Before UsWhat can we learn from images of the women we never met?
  29. coronavirus
    A Mother in Federal Prison Has Died of the CoronavirusAndrea Circle Bear is the first woman in federal custody to die from COVID. Advocates say she could have been saved.
  30. read with us
    The Kind of Mother I’d BeBeginning a journey into the science of attachment.
  31. read with us
    I Promised You a Job, Not a Family“I agree to follow him to his home, and to perform the job of being his mother.”
  32. personal project
    My Kids Think I’m the Best Artist EverHaving kids gave me the pretense I needed.
  33. llamas
    Unicorns Will Not Be DethronedEspecially by the likes of llamas.
  34. the bigger picture
    Channeling Creativity in Crisis“The pictures we created in our garden, in a way, were like an elaboration of our feelings and trying to find the refuge in our own world.”
  35. first person
    Who Knew Meal Planning Could Make Me Feel This Way?I’m not a good cook, but I am a determined one.
  36. the bigger picture
    In Norway, a Photographer and His Partner Are Isolating and ExpectingEspen Rasmussen documents his family’s new normal.
  37. phew
    Finally, a Gender Reveal That Didn’t Involve ExplosivesKaty Perry announced her baby’s sex using only frosting and a face.
  38. calamities
    Gender-Reveal Parties Continue to Cause DestructionThis time, an explosive announcement ignited a 10-acre blaze.
  39. first person
    I Know the Day We Got ItA family of four weathers a fetid week of coronavirus.
  40. gallery
    Rainbow-Spotting on the Quiet Streets of BrooklynLike a neighborhoodwide I Spy game, families are hanging drawings of rainbows in their windows for kids to spot on their daily walks.
  41. parenting
    Homeschooling Tips From Actual TeachersThis is not the time for color-coded lesson plans, but there are ways to build a little flexible structure into your days.
  42. parenting
    Perhaps It’s Time to Consider UnschoolingThings are falling apart, so why not take these weeks or months to let your ­children — and yourselves — think and learn outside the academic box.
  43. parenting
    Divorced With Kids During a Pandemic“I want them to spend time together, but I want her home with me.”
  44. it's complicated
    My Husband Cheated When I Was 7 Months PregnantBefore his infidelity ended our marriage during my third trimester, my husband and I shared a love of food.
  45. parenting
    20 of the Best Children’s Books for Uncertain TimesI always love reading to my daughter, but even more now.
  46. Advice from Italian Parents on Lockdown“Everyone is going nuts, so you’re not alone.”
  47. coronavirus
    13 Parents on Navigating Child Care Right Now“I lock myself in the bathroom to answer work emails.”
  48. coronavirus
    How Do You Prepare to Give Birth in a Pandemic?Planning for birth when no one knows anything.
  49. coronavirus
    Now Is the Perfect Time to Lower the Parenting BarTrust me: I’m a mom who’s worked from home since the financial crash of 2009.
  50. coronavirus
    What If Coronavirus Means Your Kids Are Stuck at Home?We asked parents about their go-to indoor activities with kids.
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