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Dear New Moms, You Don’t Have To Do All The Things Or Please All...

I was a brand-new mom, and my son, 4 months old at the time, had been sleeping horribly. He was a baby, so bad sleep is to be expected to some extent, but this kid seemed to be...

Pete Davidson is dating an older woman – why is the world shocked?

Misogyny is behind the criticism of the Saturday Night Live comedian’s relationship with Kate BeckinsaleQuiz time! Put your calculators away, please, I have a maths problem designed to test every inch of...

Divorce, Islam and me: ‘I will for ever be the woman who left two...

When my arranged marriage ended, my parents decided to set me up again. But finding love isn’t that easy...Iwas 19 the first time marriage was mentioned. My mother told me about a...

My Husband Wants to Hide Our Pregnancy From His Family

Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding@slate.com or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group.Dear Care and Feeding,My husband is the...

Home alone with the baby… and gruesome Scandi crime drama

Parenting tasks are multiplied by two, banana pulp is everywhere – but at least there’s TV murderFor the first time since my son was born, I am parenting alone. My wife’s trip...

Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian: ‘Dating is caught up in ego, power and control’

Her short story was read by millions online – then things got weird. The writer talks about viral fame, power games and her new collection of twisted talesKristen Roupenian’s short story Cat...

A letter to… my little brother who passed away

‘I would have dropped everything, done anything for you’: the letter you always wanted to writeWhen anyone asks whether I have any siblings, I say I have a younger brother. Some people...

How we live together: the ‘life wives’

We’re on the same wavelength – it’s like she can read my mindZahra Jones, 40Amy and I have known each other for nearly 25 years. We met...

10 Hilariously Spot-On Quotes About Parenting from Celebrity Moms

Even the rich and famous aren’t immune to the craziness of motherhood.Celebrity moms—they’re just like us! At least when it comes to commiserating about the quirks of parenthood, that is. From Emily Blunt’s...

Can too little sleep ruin your relationship?

Lack of shut-eye has long been linked to a range of serious health problems. Now a study confirms that it can also be at the root of strife between couplesIs your partner...

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