motherhood

BitchTapes: Songs for Babes

A new baby mixtape that even grown folks can get behind. Read more »

A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam

Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right.  Read more »

Between a Boss and a Hard Place: Why More Women are Freelancing

Big corporations and startups alike have realized that it’s cheaper and easier to subcontract labor than to employ people. Read more »

The Politics of Framing Hillary Clinton as “The Best Mother in the World”

Clinton is foreign policy expert and seasoned politician—but it’s her role as a mom that Democrats pointed out over and over this week.  Read more »

“Bad Moms” Is Even Less Funny Than You Could Possibly Imagine

Marketed as catharsis for under-appreciated moms, the film is actually written for teenage boys. Read more »

Flash Fiction Author Desiree Cooper Urges Us to Know the Mother

Flash fiction author Desiree Cooper counters motherhood mythology with raw reality. Read more »

Artists Made Gorgeous, Free "Mamas Day" Cards for All Families

You can sponsor a card to be sent to moms held in immigration detention, too.  Read more »

Ain’t I A Mommy: Why Are so Few Motherhood Memoirs Penned by Women of Color?

The absence of Black mommy memoirs reflects the lack of mainstream Black women’s stories about motherhood in general.  Read more »

"The Mama Sherpas" Shines a Light on the Skills of Midwives

The new documentary explores the role midwives play in improving how Americans deal with pregnancy and birth.  Read more »

A Comic About One Woman's Pregnancy

Cartoonist Rebecca Roher drew this beautiful comic for the Moms issue of Canadian feminist magazine GUTS. Enjoy. Read more »

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