Letting a pregnant cashier sit on a stool. Allowing a pregnant worker to carry a water bottle as she stocks shelves. These things seem like common sense—but in many states, employers deny pregnant workers these simple, reasonable accommodations.
Results from a recent study suggests that children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well as, if not better than, children raised by heterosexual couples. The study — the largest of its kind — was conducted by University of… Read More ›
If you know me, you know I’m militantly pro-breastfeeding-in-public. I nursed my daughter for her first year of life, often in public and rarely with a cover. I’ve breastfed on the beach, in malls, in airports and on planes, in… Read More ›
A New York City woman embroiled in a custody case with her physically abusive ex-husband risks losing her children because she had an abortion. Salon has the details: When they divorced in 2011, Houston megabanker Manuel John Mehos, 59, had… Read More ›
Five months ago today, I gave birth to a beautiful, perfectly healthy baby girl. I had a smooth, uncomplicated delivery and was immediately enthralled with my daughter. Everything about her – from her little button nose to her ridiculously tiny… Read More ›