mothers

Life

Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.14.19
Photos

Like Mother, Unlike Daughter: Portraits of Women Defining Their Own Femininity

'Anak Perempuan' is a series by photographer Nadia Rompas that unpacks mother-daughter relationships, gender stereotypes, and more.
Alice .
10.9.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

The Abortion I Had While Trying to Stay Clean

“I wanted a child, but logic told me I must terminate. What if I could not stay off drugs?”
Hannah Brooks
9.7.18
family

Why I Followed My Mum Into Sex Work

She laughs at my anecdotes and evaluates my outfits, but she's also sensitive to the profession's drawbacks.
Anonymous Author
5.13.18
woman seeing woman

These Surreal Photos Show the Chaos of Being a Parent

You don't have to be a parent to enjoy these mythical scenes dripping with dark humor.
Elyssa Goodman
5.4.18
motherhood

Arab Women Tell Us Why They Don't Want to Become Mothers

"I don't want to have to choose between buying myself a dress or getting diapers for a baby"
Aya Abdelrahman
4.20.18
true crime

Why We're Obsessed with Killer Nannies

An ongoing murder trial in New York and the book inspired by the case point to a special brand of primal fear that isn't as simple as you might think.
Susan Zalkind
4.12.18
Pity Party

My Mom’s Pregnancy Playlist Helped Me Get to Know Her Better

At 24, I'm the same age as she was when she had me. By listening to the music she liked back then, I took a closer look at our similarities in taste.
Lauren O'Neill
3.14.18
Mother's Day

Artist-Supermom Uses Her Kid’s Naptime to Stage a Sculptural Balancing Act

Csilla Klenyánszk explores the transition to motherhood by constructing 'Pillars of home' during rare bits of free time.
Diana Shi
5.15.17
Mother's Day

The Secret to Creating Art While Raising a Family? Make Your Kids Part of It.

Parenting expertise and artistic expression combine under the roof of Hillerbrand+Magsamen.
Diana Shi
5.15.17
Mother's Day

We Asked Our Mums What They Hate About Us

“I love everything about you! (Except the tattoos, of course.)”
Celeste Yim
5.14.17
LGBTQ

This Mother's Day, I Want My Wife to Feel Like a Mother, Too

Because I birthed our baby, society sees me as the "mum" and her as my "sidekick." But she's the mother I've always dreamed my son could have.
Laura Leigh Abby
5.14.17
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