“I am just one parent. What if more parents read translated books with their children?”
“I can suction while gathering my spirits, while holding out for my son’s right to exist, to be present, to take up space, to interrupt ‘usual’ life.”
“I was helpful, but unlike the giving tree, I was not entirely happy.”
“To Hensel, one of the big things about marking 10 years, is making it 10 years.”
In a recent essay, Grace Loh Prasad muses on motherhood, the bond of family, and finding community.
“Try as I might, there is no material stronger than kinship.”
Reeves Wiederman reports on how the baby-formula shortage in the U.S. created an opportunity for new companies to enter an industry historically dominated by a few corporations. Laura Modi, a Google and Airbnb alum who founded the baby-formula startup Bobbie, is one such CEO hoping to transform an industry “that has grown complacent.” As Modi […]
Some of us got to stay with our moms or dads. Others did not.
Kenneth Watkins’s son, Kenny, was 6 days old when he was taken away by ACS, New York City’s child-welfare agency. Kenny was then placed with an affluent foster family. To regain custody, Watkins had to prove that being poor didn’t make him a bad father. Despite Watkins’ constant efforts, it took years to get Kenny […]
“Kathleen Folbigg was found guilty of killing her babies. One scientist suspected the real culprit was mutant DNA—and went on a tireless quest to prove it.”