“Sometimes I think of the cost of raising a child all the way to adulthood—and since I know I can’t instantly pay my mom back hundreds of thousands of dollars, I can at least pay her back in a sincere doodle.”
Border Patrol forced a 3-year-old named Sofi to make an impossible choice: choose which parent should be deported. A group of mothers is fighting back by suing the Trump administration for misconduct.
If lawmakers in the state House pass SB 972—An Act Concerning Access to Original Birth Records By Adult Adoptees—Connecticut will become the eleventh state to unseal adoptees’ birth records.
Instead of seeing a therapist, I typed some of my feelings and experiences into Google. That’s when I realized I wasn’t alone. That was how I found about about the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Forward Together worked with dozens of partner organizations in the Strong Family Network to launch its 2019 Mamas Day campaign. The theme—Powers and Flowers—reminds us that while Mamas Day is a day to shower our mamas with love and affection, it can also be a time to recognize their power and tireless efforts to ensure that our families have what they need to thrive.
The Jane Club co-founders June Diane Raphael and Jess Zaino opened up to Ms. in a live interview about building better workplaces, the myth of work-life balance and how the “mother of all workspaces” got born.
Women, children and communities thrive when parenthood is a choice that is made freely, and not forcibly.
I wasn’t sure I didn’t want children or marriage. I was terrified of both prospects, but I wanted to explore that path for myself. So I began to write EGG.
Filmmaker Therese Shechter documented the lives of women who are child-free by choice for her latest release. Author Glynnis MacNicol’s memoir documents her fortieth year as a single and child-free woman. We talked to both women about changing the conversation about motherhood and women’s lives.
We’re professionals who navigated our way back to work after our own opt-out years—and we believe the secret to increasing women’s numbers in the workplace is to help re-launch this skilled, but largely overlooked, talent pool.