Parents

Essays

What My 64-Year-Old Mom’s First Dance Recital Taught Me About Grief

After my dad died, my mom worried about being alone. Her unexpected new hobby showed me how far we’ve come.
Graham Isador
7.10.19
parenting

'Classic Dads' Could Die Out with Our Generation

Do I have it in me to purposefully embarrass my children in front of their boyfriends and girlfriends? I'm not so sure.
Ewout Lowie
6.18.19
Culture

Why So Many Women Fear Becoming Their Moms

A psychologist tells us why we are so resistant to the idea of being like mom, no matter how much we love her.
Mica Lemiski
5.10.19
Life

Parents On the Hardest Parts Of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.12.19
Money

The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents’ Living Expenses

We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.
Ebony-Renee Baker
1.24.19
Parents

People Described the Weirdest Lies Their Parents Told Them as Kids

"For some reason, my dad told me that he gave birth to me."
Iva Parađanin
11.23.18
LGBTQ

How I Accidentally Found Out My Dad Is Gay

I burst out crying – something I wish I hadn't done.
Julien Goyet
11.20.18
Autism

Pop Culture Taught Me How To Hide My Autism

Around my parents I was Angela from ‘My So Called Life,’ with my friends it was Cher from ‘Clueless,’ and in front of boys I became Alice from ‘Closer.’
Madeleine Ryan
10.16.18
Photos

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

We talked to photographer Nadia Rompas about her series that unpacks mother-daughter relationships and gender stereotypes in Indonesia.
Alice .
10.9.18
Menk, by John Doran

They Fuck You Up, Your Mum and Dad – But They Save Your Life Too

Larkin wasn't wrong.
John Doran
10.8.18
Work

What It's Like to Work Freelance as a Parent

"There are almost no advantages to being a freelancer and a parent. Work can dry up at any time, and so can your income, but your child's needs aren't going anywhere."
Sara Radojković
9.11.18
Sex Ed

Doug Ford wants parents to snitch on teachers who stick with 2015 sex ed curriculum

“If we find somebody failing to do their job, we will act,” Doug Ford declared this week.
Natalie Alcoba
8.22.18
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