Posts tagged "having kids"

It’s Hard Out There For Single Men In Their 40s :(

Forget asking if women can have it all, 2016 is about asking if MEN can have it all.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 8, 2016 - 2:30 pm

Netflix Now Offering Unlimited Paid Maternity And Paternity Leave

Yesterday, Netflix announced that they would be offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave to new parents during the first year following their child’s birth or adoption. According to Tawni Cranz,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 5, 2015 - 10:45 am

Make It Stop: “My Sister Is Pregnant & She’s Stealing My Baby Name”

Well, it’s a little more complicated than that…

Anna Goldfarb | July 17, 2015 - 1:15 pm

True Story: Why I’m Almost Childfree By Choice

I never want to be a primary parent; I very much want to nurture and raise children as part of a committed family unit.

It’s alright if you…

Katie Klabusich | May 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: On Nick Loeb & His Whiny Demand For Ex Sofia Vergara’s Frozen Embryos

Sofia Vergara’s ex-fiancé is determined to get the last word on the whole frozen embryo fiasco. To recap: Back when actress Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb were engaged, they had…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 30, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Taking Your Kid To A Concert Is Not Bad Parenting

It’s no secret that there are tons of judgmental assholes out there when it comes to parenting. Everyone is doing something wrong, starting all the way from how you birthed…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 27, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Girl Talk: My Ex, Who Didn’t Want Kids, Is Having A Baby And My Feelings Are Complicated

Every relationship has its milestones: first kiss, first fuck, finally saying “I love you,” moving in together, meeting the parents, going on vacation, etc. But every major breakup has its milestones too, often full of either sadness…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Do You Regret Your Kids?

Regrets. I’ve had a few. But my child hasn’t been one of them. But if he was, how eager would I be to sharing that openly? Over at Yahoo! Parenting,…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 12, 2015 - 11:00 am

Mommie Dearest: How Much Time Do You Actually Have To Spend With Your Kids?

Guilt and motherhood seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. With all the demands on our time and energy, mothers are constantly worrying: Are we spending enough time…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: From Helicopters To Lawnmowers, With Free-Range In Between, What Kind Of Parent Will You Be?

Parenting can be overwhelming. Not the actual act of being a parent — although that certainly has its challenges — but the whole world of parenting philosophies. It seems like…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 14, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Some Thoughts For Blake Lively On “Preserving” Her Pregnancy

If you haven’t heard already, let me be the one to fill you in: Blake Lively is pregnant! Lively, an actress and Martha Stewart wannabe (without the jail time, one…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 10, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Frisky Rant: The Public Faces Of The “Childfree By Choice” Movement Just Went And Got Pregnant

Almost exactly year ago, TIME magazine ran a cover story called “The Childfree Life” about the rising number of Americans who were opting not to have kids. One of those…

Lilit Marcus | August 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

True Story: I Want A Baby In My 20s

They say that your life completely changes when you have a baby. That this overwhelming sense of love makes you forget all of the sleepless nights and dirty diapers, the…

Anonymous | February 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Exclusive First Look: “Expecting” Explores What Happens When Your BFF Decides To Birth Your Baby

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage, as the nursery rhyme goes. Eh, except when it doesn’t. The road to parenthood is a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 25, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Frisky Rant: I Will Love My Dog Forever, Even After I Have Kids, Thanks

The first few months that I had my dog Lucca were rough. I adored her, make no mistake, but training a two-month-old puppy is no joke. I would set my alarm for…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Bad Advice? Or Worst Advice? Mitt Romney Urges 2013 College Grads To Get Married, Have Kids

Why anyone would pay 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney money to talk about anything, I don’t know, but I guess it’s mutually beneficial. He has to pay the bills…

Jessica Wakeman | May 1, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: My Parents Are Threatening To Move Away If I Don’t Give Them A Grandchild

My sister is the good daughter. My sister was kind enough to get married and procreate. She’s not only doing the species a favor, but my parents as well. My…

Amanda Chatel | February 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Jessica Valenti, Author Of “Why Have Kids?” Plus, Enter To Win A Kindle Fire!

Go to the parenting section of any bookstore and there are hundreds of thousands of pages to read on how to do it and setting expectations for what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 20, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Taking A Pregnancy Test At 36

The first time I bought a pregnancy test I was 17. I’d gotten my period but was so new at the whole sex thing, not to mention paranoid, that I…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | September 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Poll: Would You Ever Freeze Your Eggs?

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Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 26, 2011 - 2:00 pm
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