Tag Archives: community

Is Communal Living Making a Comeback?

By Ana Lewis Recently, my father-in-law has resided more often in the hospital than in his own home, which is two doors away from us. It’s been a hardship on the family, as well as on him. And now, we worry about his wife, my mother-in-law. My husband and his siblings have been very present […]

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Mompreciation

By MJ Ali This is the last post in our May series on motherhood, and I’m keeping it simple: Thank you to the mothers—and mothering men—no longer here. Mom Thank you for your strength, resilience and humor. For a woman from your generation who would have rather been a surgeon than a mom, you saw […]

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The Many Faces of Parenting

By MJ Ali When I was 11 years old, I made a pact with myself. I would not have children, and if I did want to raise children, I would adopt. My reasoning for this was very simple: I did not want to contribute to the burden of an already-overpopulated planet. I kept my pact, […]

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