I Look Down on Amy Glass and I’m Not Sorry

Look, I hate myself for writing this a little bit. Because I know that's exactly what you want me, and a whole bunch of other people, to do. Based on the title of your recent mini-essay, which has gained traction among a goodly chunk of my mom friends (I Look Down on Young Women With Husbands and Kids and I'm Not Sorry » 1/27/14 8:57pm 1/27/14 8:57pm

'The Feminist Housewife' Is Such Bullshit

It's not a coincidence that one week after Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gave feminism a much-needed reboot and sparked a national conversation about the innate gender biases that need to be dismantled so that professional women can achieve their full potential, New York Magazine pooped our party with an incendiary cover… » 3/19/13 6:00pm 3/19/13 6:00pm

Controversial Time Cover Mom is Back Breastfeeding on Yet Another…

Back in May, it was probably safe to say that 26-year-old Jamie Lynne Grumet, the woman who famously posed defiantly on the cover of TIME with her boob in her giant toddler's mouth, was already pretty much the LeBron James of breastfeeding on magazine covers. But now that she and her even gianter kid have have teamed… » 9/12/12 10:55am 9/12/12 10:55am

Cherie Blair vs. "Yummy Mummies" Verdict Is In: Nobody Wins And…

Cherie Blair should really have a Skype party with Elizabeth Wurtzel! They seem to share the same blind, one-size-fits-all disdain for stay-at-home moms, who are apparently responsible for the war on women, inclement weather, et cetera. » 6/23/12 5:15pm 6/23/12 5:15pm

Are The Mommy Wars Declaring A Cease-Fire? (Probs Not, But We Can Hope)

"The Mommy Wars" was first brought to public attention as a term in a Newsweek piece in 1990 on the struggles of working moms versus at-home moms, but as you know—unless you are a Mole Person who lives underneath the subway—has since expanded to encompass (and foster intolerance for) every single one of the many "roads… » 5/19/12 1:30pm 5/19/12 1:30pm

Anna Wintour's Daughter Hung Up On Her, And Other Power-Mom "Blind Items"

One magazine editor "is universally regarded as terrifying, both by those who have worked for her and those who haven't." Another, "pretty much universally regarded as a world-class slave driver." Is Real Simple editor-in-chief Kristin van Ogtrop baiting us? » 3/22/10 1:40pm 3/22/10 1:40pm