Posts tagged "motherhood"

The Soapbox: The Truth About Being A Stay-At-Home Mom

I just had the extreme displeasure of reading Elizabeth Wurtzel’s essay for The Atlantic, about how rich stay-at-home moms are “anti-feminist and helping make the ‘war on women’ possible.”  In…

Gillian Telling | June 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Nerd Girl Porn: Super Hot Dads Holding Super Adorable Babies

Most would probably agree that the sight of a dad holding a baby in one of those swaddle things is basically the hottest thing ever because it touches on two…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Air Force Mamas Photographed Breastfeeding In Uniform Called A “Disgrace”

Apparently some people are pissed off about a photograph of two Air Force servicewomen, Terran Echegoyen-McCabe and Christina Luna, breastfeeding their children in uniform, calling it a “disgrace.” What,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Zooey Deschanel & 10 Other Celebs Who Don’t See Kids In Their Futures

She may be a bit of a kid at heart, but Zooey Deschanel doesn’t want any of her own. “[Having kids has] never been my focus,” she tells the current issue of Marie Claire. “My…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 27, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Charlize Theron Never Knew She Needed That Little Sleep

Charlize Theron talks about juggling life as a single mother and having a rough childhood to Britain’s The Sun. On raising 6-month-old Jackson – she admits she gets little sleep.

Celebrity Baby Scoop | May 17, 2012 - 4:50 pm

The Soapbox: Attachment Parenting Is The Lazy Mama’s Secret

When you become a parent, one of the first things that you will learn is that everyone has an opinion about the way you choose to parent. From friends, family,…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 10, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Australian Company Offers Double Pay To Moms Who Return To Work

As an incentive for working mothers not to drop out of the workforce, the Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is offering double pay for new moms for their first six weeks…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

The Soapbox: On Ann Romney & Women “Marrying Up”

Another day, another bombastically link-baity piece on the Internet to get everyone’s feathers ruffled!

Today’s linkbait comes courtesy of The New York Daily News op-ed page, in which…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

On Ann Romney, Hilary Rosen & Women In The 2012 Election

Election year silliness is in full swing.

Two days ago, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen appeared on “Anderson Cooper 360″ to discuss the Republicans’ problems with women and Mitt…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Charlize Theron Says Baby Jackson Is The “Coolest Kid Ever”

New mom Charlize Theron gets glam on her first British Vogue cover, on stands April 9. In the May 2012 issue, the 36-year-old “Snow White and the Huntsman” star opens up about her “incredible” son Jackson and…

Celebrity Baby Scoop | April 5, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Susan Sarandon On Feeling Sexy At 65

“I was told by John Cassavetes when I did ‘Tempest’ never to be a mom because I would not be sensual anymore. I think I laughed. I’m happy to be…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 23, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Girl Talk: The Pregnancy Test

I am a writer. I have been a writer since age eight, when I penned a dramatic tale about a girl who gets asked to the prom by the school…

Kate Fridkis | March 23, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: I’ve Been A Single Mom And Rick Santorum Can Kiss My Ass

Senator Rick Santorum — long known for his insightful analyses of same-sex marriage (a mere gateway, as he alluded, to human-dog couples) and more recently for his repudiation of education…

Jennifer Baumgardner | March 14, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Statewide Breastfeeding “Nurse-In” Happening In Georgia On Monday

Last summer, Nirvana Jennette’s pastor compared her breastfeeding her baby in a Georiga church to stripping. Now she and other breastfeeding advocates have organized a nurse-in on Monday at…

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Soapbox: Pulling The Mommy Card On Reproductive Rights

This is not the change I voted for. Nor how I thought the year would end for women’s rights in the USA. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius…

Veronica Arreola | January 2, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Motherhood Only Makes Ani Di Franco More Radical

“I do a lot of interviews where people ask, ‘Now that you’re all happy and content are you going to lose your edge?’ Like there’s nothing edgy about being a…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Motherhood Is Making Selma Blair Go Bald

“This is so not glamorous, but it’s true: I need to take longer showers so that I can collect the hair that falls out and throw it away so I…

Ami Angelowicz | December 2, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Terrible Women Encourage Two Young Girls To Fistfight

That time your mom made you come home from the party by 11 and you were so pissed and thought she was the worst mother on Earth? Yeah, you should…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Sexist Beliefs Are Passed Down From Mom, Study Finds

Children learn more than just ABCs at their mother’s breast: a new study of 1,455 adolescents and their parents in Spain finds that mothers are the parent most likely to…

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: On Being Over 50 And Pregnant

New York magazine has a controversial piece about whether it’s unethical — morally, biologically, etc. — to be 50+ and pregnant, which is now possible thanks to science. Rather…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2011 - 6:40 pm
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