Why this 41-year-old went off The Pill two decades after deciding she never wanted kids

At 18, I decided that I never wanted to have kids. Now that I’m 41 and have a successful corporate career behind me, I’ve changed my mind.

10 of the funniest quotes about motherhood, parenting, and raising kids

I was so cute when I thought I was tired before kids. So cute.

Wanda Sykes, Chrissy Teigen, Adele, and other moms tell it like it is. Exhaustion, puke, fantasies of freedom — it’s all here.

Is your tech career over at 40? This 51-year-old Engineering Manager at Netflix doesn’t think so

Lisa Shissler Smith Jumble and Flow

Throughout my tech career, my female colleagues and I have quietly questioned: What does a career in tech look like after kids? After 40? Lisa Shissler Smith, 51-year-old Engineering Manager at Netflix, sums it up this way: There are places where you don’t have to prove your existence every day. Find those.

How Carrie Maultsby-Lute balances the guilt of motherhood during COVID with leaning into her career

Retired professional figure skater, boy mom, wife, globe trotter, multi-passionate Oaklander, Carrie Maultsby-Lute talks about how she’s handling all of life’s big challenges.