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Working Women

How to Manage Being a Working Mother With Boundaries Your Company Respects

How to Manage Being a Working Mother With Boundaries Your Company Respects

By our content partners at Fairygodboss Work-life balance is key to a fulfilling career but, unfortunately, few Americans have figured it out. Companies like Freddie Mac prioritize the accessibility of […]

Interviews

Jacinta and Rosemary at Maine Correctional Center, 2016. 
Photo © Jessica Earnshaw.

Gripping Documentary Follows A Multigenerational Story Of Addiction, Love & Hope

A new Hulu original documentary, in partnership with ABC News and Impact Partners, is giving viewers a candid and eye-opening view into addiction and how it can impact multiple generations […]

Contributors

Writer Reflects On Her Mother’s Mexican Immigrant Experience & The Call To California.

Writer Reflects On Her Mother’s Mexican Immigrant Experience & The Call To California.

By Linda Feyder I am a second-generation Mexican-American on my maternal side. Like so many of us today, my genealogy reads like a complicated recipe.  A little of this, a little […]

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Dear Fellow Mom, You’re Doing A Great Job. Seriously!

Dear Fellow Mom, You’re Doing A Great Job. Seriously!

By Nina Restieri When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier. —Diane von Furstenberg  “I’m a shitty mom.” I texted those words to a friend after a […]

Family Life

What We Can Learn From Children With Autism

What We Can Learn From Children With Autism

By Aaron Smith There’s an old saying: “Once you’ve met one child with autism, you’ve met one child with autism.” In other words, no condition can define a person. At […]

Family Life

How To Make The Holidays Special While Away From Your Family This Season

How To Make The Holidays Special While Away From Your Family This Season

The holidays tend to be the happiest time of year for a lot of people. However, this year, things might be slightly different. Due to the pandemic, many people will […]

Family Life

New Documentary Follows A French Gay Couple’s Journey To Las Vegas To Start A Family Via Surrogacy

New Documentary Follows A French Gay Couple’s Journey To Las Vegas To Start A Family Via Surrogacy

What defines a family? And who gets to decide what defines a family? Do we all have equal opportunities and support to plan and start our families? What if you […]

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After Having Her Baby In Jail, This Mom Shares Her Story Of Sobriety And How Female Friendships Helped Her Stay On The Path

After Having Her Baby In Jail, This Mom Shares Her Story Of Sobriety And How Female Friendships Helped Her Stay On The Path

By Anna, for New Directions For Women My name is Anna, and more than anything, I am looking forward to my future and what’s in store for me and my […]

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Ginger and her mom at her 50th wedding anniversary

Losing Multiple Family Members To Alzheimer’s Made One Woman Spend Her Life Raising Funds & Awareness

By Dana Corddry The official flower of Alzheimer’s Disease is appropriately the forget-me-not. The small blue flower has long been recognized in association with a range of dementia conditions (Alzheimer’s […]

Family Life

How The Pandemic Has Changed Women’s Attitudes Toward Motherhood

How The Pandemic Has Changed Women’s Attitudes Toward Motherhood

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused everyone to adjust their lives, including mothers. For many mothers the pandemic has brought additional pressures, as well as emotional and mental challenges to overcome. […]

Family Life

I’m Single But I Want to Start A Family: What Are My Options?

I’m Single But I Want to Start A Family: What Are My Options?

You love being single, but also want to start a family. Is that even possible? Sure it is! Heterosexual couples once had it easier when it comes to starting a […]

Family Life

The Most Common Reasons People Choose Pregnancy Options Over Adoption

The Most Common Reasons People Choose Pregnancy Options Over Adoption

By Aaron Smith In America and all over the world, there are plenty of babies and children who have been put up for adoption or have been waiting for a […]

Family Life

How To Earn A Degree While Being A Full Time Parent

How To Earn A Degree While Being A Full Time Parent

The role of a full-time parent packs in a huge lot of responsibilities, workloads and expectations. You do everything to get your kids settled in their lives through baby-steps, care […]

Lifestyle

5 Things You Should Consider Before Getting Married

5 Things You Should Consider Before Getting Married

You’ve begun to look at engagement rings. You’re researching carats, natural diamonds, and synthetic diamonds. You’re ready to meet a gemologist and are hoping for some good news when you […]

Contributors, Family Life

Dear Anxious Parent, From Your Struggling Teen…

Dear Anxious Parent, From Your Struggling Teen…

By Julie and David Bulitt The two of us spend our lives working with people who are under stress. Work brings stress, money brings stress, families and children and relationships […]