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Creating a Better Formula

“Breast is best,” but could the alternatives be almost as good?

June 21, 2015

The Cost of a Miscarriage

Women need more options when dealing with the emotional—and financial—cost of a lost pregnancy.

March 26, 2015

Best Laid Plans

A series about how career decisions get made over time.

February 13, 2015

The Year Having Kids Became a Frivolous Luxury

On America's dispiriting comments about parents.

December 22, 2014

Child Care Over There

A series of interviews about child care outside the U.S.

November 1, 2014

No Nursery, No Formula, No Pacifier

Are “baby-friendly” hospitals unfriendly to new mothers?

October 9, 2014

The Shortening Leash

Do kids today have less freedom than their parents did?

August 6, 2014

The Lesson From Baseball's Paternity Leave Controversy

Paternity Leave Is Not Controversial

April 7, 2014

How Did I, a Woman, End Up in Women's Media?

A story of systemic issues and personal choices

March 19, 2014

The Year Millennial Women Stopped Needing Our Advice

On young women and aggression.

December 27, 2013

The Worst Seat in the House

Does an iPad throne for babies mark the end times?

December 9, 2013

How To Fix Maternity Leave

Twelve weeks off right after the baby is born is not the only way, America!

January 10, 2013

Baby Blue Streak

Can I stop swearing before my daughter is born?

November 20, 2012

I Wrote a Chick-Lit Novel

And I'm proud of it.

October 5, 2012

Not Just the Pregnancy Blues

A series on prenatal depression

August 6, 2012

A Death in Yellowstone

On the trail of a killer grizzly bear: a longform investigation

April 2, 2012

A Full List of My Slate Articles

December 1, 2011

The Numbers Behind "What's Your Number?"

How many sex partners has the average American woman had—and does anyone still care?

October 3, 2011

Questions for Louis C.K.

The stand-up talks about the new season of Louie and defends Tracy Morgan against charges of homophobia.

June 17, 2011

62 Going on 22

When Did My Mom Become More Fun Than Me?

May 4, 2011

Home Economics

A Series on How Modern Couples Manage Their Money

January 31, 2011

You Don't Have to Settle

What Lori Gottlieb's "Marry Him" Gets Wrong About Successful Single Women

February 1, 2010

Uncategorized

“Own the Room” but Don’t “Over-Occupy the Space” and Other Maddening Advice for Women

October 14, 2013