Tag: motherhood

Mothering and Unmothering

As vocations go, none is so venerated and simultaneously disdained as motherhood. Fraught with essentialized and limiting views of femininity, being a mother often entails demanding recognition for one’s labor while resisting conflation with it. Even as more mothers run for office and take executive positions, countless others are regularly passed over for promotions, based […]

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The Most Damaging Myths about Motherhood

You should be able to get pregnant right away. It’s what women’s bodies are designed to do. You should love being pregnant—or at least embrace it. After all, you’re growing a child! Pregnancy is when you get to enjoy all those feel-good hormones flowing through your body—and after you give birth, you should be thrilled […]

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A Fenty Muse in Full Bloom: Slick Woods Makes a Big Reveal on the Cover of Elle UK

Screenshot: Paola Kudacki (Elle Magazine/Hearst Communications) If you’re a fan and follower of Fenty Beauty favorite Slick Woods, you likely already knew that she had big news in store, but on the cover of Elle UK’s September issue the beaming model proudly reveals that she’s also a mother-to-be. Woods kicked off July with a sweet […]

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Mommy on the Move: Chrissy Teigen Continues to Keep It Real About Motherhood

Photo: Rich Polk (Getty Images for Viacom) Chrissy Teigen has never been known for her shyness; she’s loud and proud about pertinent social issues, uses her spare time to play Twitter troll to the tangelo in chief, and has been open about the challenges she and John Legend faced in becoming parents to 2-year-old daughter, […]

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6 Nourishing Postpartum Meals

Replenishing your body with nourishing and healing postpartum meals after having a baby can do wonders for your recovery. From balancing hormones, to aiding in breast milk production and refueling your system, food truly is the medicine a new mama needs, and nobody understands this more so than Stephanie Matthias, a […]

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