Mothers


The next step in the culture war is the assault on the traditional family

The idea is that having family, growing up with two parents, is privileged, and that this creates inequity. Any inequity must be crushed.

Sumantra Maitra

Baby selling is big business

As doctors line their pockets, and babies are sold across borders, it is not equality, but money, power and influence that are at stake. Women and children—as usual—are collateral damage.

Nicole Russell

Making room for foster children during the pandemic

Hundreds of thousands of children in the foster care system are being forced to brave this unprecedented crisis without the comfort of a stable home or loving guardians.

Melissa Buck

Plastic surgeon intent on cancelling mothers from motherhood

Some men want to harvest women's wombs in order to implant them in men to allow men to give birth, because that is now considered a compassionate, affirming thing to do.

Erin Perse

China forces contraception on Muslim Uyghur minorities

The Chinese government has come up with a new plan to stop Uyghurs and other minorities from having children. This is an effort to stop the spread of this Islamic ethnic minority in China.

Collin Jones

Anti-spanking legislation is a means to undermine parental rights

It’s hard to believe this is really about spanking a child rather than a politician trying to use the state as a tool to destroy the family and turn children into puppets of the state.

Nicole Russell

The NYC school system is teaching my ten-year-old son that he's racist

What my son heard was that he is racist and doesn’t even know it, and that his parents and grandparents provided this legacy to him.

Libby Emmons

JK Rowling releases free book and asks kids around the world to help illustrate it

JK Rowling, best-selling author and mom of three has released her new children’s book The Ickabog online for free, to give kids in quarantine something new to read.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Why to make your kids do chores— and how to get them to do it

How do you help your children get ready to “adult?” Science says you need to start them early.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

X Æ A-12 will be a gender neutral baby

While well-intentioned, there are limits to the usefulness of gender neutral approaches to parenting, and it arguably invites risks to children's development and wellbeing.

Erin Perse

Five questions to ask before getting a pet during this pandemic

People are rushing to animal shelters to adopt pets and shelters are getting cleared out fast. Are you ready for a furry addition to your family?

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Parents find no reprieve in partial reopening

The lag in reopening society takes a greater toll on parents, who find that mixing homeschooling, work and restrictions takes a drastic mental health toll.

Julian Vigo

Seven ways to celebrate Mother's Day during the coronavirus lockdown

Who knew we would be celebrating Mother’s Day in the middle of a pandemic? We’ve compiled a few ideas to help you celebrate while we’re all stuck at home.

Loraine Balita-Centeno

Why I bought my kids a Nintendo Switch

I am a firm believer in the value of escapist media, by which I mean content that can momentarily pull you away from the noise and chaos happening in the world.

Holly Scheer

Freddy McConnell will retain status as child's 'mother' despite bid to be named 'father'

A transgender man who gave birth to a child has lost a legal battle to be registered on the child’s birth certificate as the father instead of the mother.

Collin Jones