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Pregnancy

I Wish I Didn't Have To Keep Telling You About My Abortion

by Alisha Miranda

I am so tired of arguing for our own humanity and politicizing our pain.

Parenting

How To Survive Kindergarten Tour Season

by Sarah Wheeler

It helps to remember there's no such thing as a "best" school

Parenting

Why I Made My Kids Give Me Christmas Presents

by Jen McGuire

The gifts were reminders that, Oh my god, they know me. They paid attention.

Parenting

Are You Paying Attention To The Book Banning Attempts — & Successes — Across Our Country?

by Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

From York County, PA., to Katy, Texas, the fight to censor books is raging.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Made Me More Pro-Choice

by Jessica Tarlov

Anti-abortion activists have told me that getting pregnant would change how I feel about abortion rights. But having my own child has only strengthened my commitment to a woman's right to choose.

Parenting

My Babies Are Helping Test The Covid Vaccine

by Julia Fine

“When you were 16 months old,” I’ll say to my daughter, looking back, “you helped save the world.”

Entertainment

The Real Villain Of 'Encanto' Is The Messy Complication Of Family

by Cristina Escobar

And I’m so grateful it was the first movie my daughter saw in the theater

Hanukkah

As The Only Jewish Kid In The Class, Latkes Made My Holiday The Star

by Debi Lewis

Once my daughter was in kindergarten, I arrived in her classroom with everything I needed to make Hanukkah magical for everyone

Parenting

Can Silicon Valley Build A Better Baby Formula?

by Doree Shafrir

Millennial moms are gaga for Bobbie, a new “European-style” formula company.

Children's Books

Max Greenfield Wrote A Book For All Our Kids Who Don’t Love To Read

by April Daniels Hussar

“It's a book about not wanting to read a book, in the hopes that your kids read that book.”

BACK TO NORMAL-ISH

I Spent Last Christmas With Carmela Soprano, And I Already Miss Her

by Lydia Kiesling

During the pandemic, 'The Sopranos' felt like a second, dysfunctional family.

Holidays

We're Doing Christmas At Home From Now On & I'm So Happy

by Jillian Pretzel

Covid risk or not, I am totally over holiday travel.

Resting Mom Face

The Holy Grail Products This Beauty Editor Can’t Live Without

by Carly Cardellino

Meet Carly Cardellino, Romper’s new beauty columnist.

Books

Kate Baer & The Peculiar Experience Of Being A Mother Online

by Sara Petersen

In 'I hope this finds you well', Baer creates poetry out of the ugliness and loneliness of the internet.

Culture Shock

12 Important Britishisms For The Brand-New Expat Mother

by Amelia Granger

As soon as I landed in London, five months pregnant with my first child, I started to learn a new vocabulary.

Going Strong

In Praise Of The Good-Enough Workout

by Courtney Wyckoff

A few minutes of exercise done daily-ish is plenty.