Category Archives: Parenting

Parenthood Part 2: Preparation for Birth is Not Preparation for Parenting

When a woman becomes pregnant, if she’s an educated, thinking woman, whatever she thought about before, suddenly, everything in her life becomes about Doing Pregnancy Right — mostly out of fear of Doing Pregnancy Wrong. This is understandable if you … Continue reading

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Parenthood Part 1: Parenthood != Maturity

I have found myself in the last year or two having the great “to-have-or-have-not” debate about children with many many friends and doing a lousy job of listening instead of talking. Most of my acquaintances are on the cusp, choosing … Continue reading

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