The first few months of our children’s lives are certainly challenging. We make sure they’re safe in their cribs, properly secured in their car seats and worry endlessly as to whether they’ve had enough formula or breast milk to nourish their growing bodies. Just when we believe we’ve figured out some of the challenges, another […]
There’s been a noticeable increase in precocious puberty since the early 1990s, causing a decades-long concern in the parents of daughters who are pointing an accusatory finger at the hormone-treated dairy products we consume every day. The idea that while trying to nourish our children, we could actually be introducing their systems to a hormone […]
There’s plenty of think-pieces for women on either end of the pregnancy spectrum, but surprisingly few for the ambivalent. When I sent out the “bat signal” for interviews, a staggering number of women came forward. It turns out, there are a lot of us who feel pressure from both sides about our indecision.
There is a gender gap that permeates our society in obvious as well as subtle ways—notice the imbalance through a disparity in wages, personal-care product marketing, and even the way children’s toys are designed. Both parents and the education system continue to ask “How can we fix this so that everyone is on an equal playing field?”