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The paid parental leave storm is causing us to miss the main point of what new parents need.
Uncertainty over access to paid leave is stressing out parents.
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It now seems crazy to me that our society lays the burden of early parental responsibility almost exclusively upon mothers. This is something we should be trying to change; we need to, both to share care needs fairly and to set an example of equality to children.
Donald Trump's last-ditch effort to appeal to women voters turns out to be a huge and profound slap in the face to all women everywhere. Oh and also to men. And children. On Tuesday, at the urging of...
For many parents, returning to work is a dreadfully anxious time.
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Having a child challenges women in a way that nothing else does. And among the chaos and stress of maternity leave, there are some magical moments when you get to re-evaluate what is important to you, gain new perspective and consider who you really want to be. And it's not surprising that Foye was 'envious' of that.
Congratulations, you've done it. Not only have you managed to survive the nine months of growing a baby (or, for Dads, nine months of waiting on your ever-expanding partner hand and foot), but you've...
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Until we remove the stigma that comes with the biological fact that women carry the children and give birth, we aren't going to have a level playing field. Men should be encouraged to take time away from their careers to share the privilege of being with their children in those precious first few years of life. In return, their partners could return to the workforce earlier, or at least have the choice to do so.
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My baby was only four months old and I struggled to reconcile the fact that I was choosing to no longer give him a basic necessity, like milk, because I had to be at work. I now feed him once a day -- and I'm sure it's more for me than for him.
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I love New York; the people, the food, the dirt, the fashion, the humidity. Heck, even the long, freezing winters are pretty magical. But if I'm gonna be real, there's no way I'd stay here if I were planning to start a family. Thats right, knock me up and I'm schlepping back to Australia.