parenthood

law

Singapore Is Threatening to Ban LGBTQ Citizens from Adopting Children

The government is considering changing its laws after a gay father won the right to adopt his biological son last year.
Gavin Butler
1.14.19
crime

A Woman Went to Prison After Her Baby's Dad Was Accused of Child Abuse

"I gotta be strong for my babies," she said from jail.
Roxanna Asgarian
12.19.18
Anime

This Touching Anime Nails Growing Up with a Single Parent

I saw myself and my relationship with my mother in the anime series 'sweetness and lightning.'
Arimeta Diop
10.4.18
Life Is Strange

'Captain Spirit' Tells a Fictional Story of Abuse. These People Lived One.

When Emma started playing the new Life is Strange game, she saw more than a video game. She saw her own life.
Patrick Klepek
8.6.18
Books

The Things We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Motherhood

We spoke with the author of "Motherhood," Sheila Heti, one of the strongest voices in a new literary wave discussing the shame, guilt, and expectations surrounding parenthood.
Marta Bausells
5.30.18
death

How the Death of a Parent Affects a Child

An estimated 1.5 million US children lose one or both parents by the age of 15.
Virgie Townsend
4.23.18
parenthood

How Not to Be an Ass When Your Friends Start Having Babies

A lot can go wrong when newborn babies start infiltrating your social circle.
Ewout Lowie
4.10.18
Early Works

We Talked to Josh Hartnett About 'Stranger Things' and Catholic School

The veteran actor opens up about being a father and meeting Harrison Ford.
Josh Hartnett
10.18.17
climate change

Stop Telling People Not to Have Kids to Save the Planet

I'm terrified of climate change, but I became a parent anyway.
Kate Lunau
7.12.17
Broadly

Women Are Freezing Their Eggs Due to a 'Deficit' of Educated Men, Study Claims

We talked to the researcher behind the study rebuking the claim that women who participate in IVF typically do so to "preserve" their careers.
Kimberly Lawson
7.5.17
Photography

The Emotional Work of Photographing Stillborn Babies

Marion Hogl photographs miscarried and stillborn infants in order to give parents a last keepsake of their child. It’s a job that oscillates between profound grief and gratitude.
Barbara Kreuzpointner
6.5.17
Parental Advisory

People Who Grow Up in Foster Care Should Have a Say in Fixing It

A researcher who grew up in the UK's system could be among the first to help change it for the better.
Michael Regnier
5.9.17
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