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Her.meneutics was co-founded by Katelyn Beaty and Sarah Pulliam Bailey.

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Mourning with Those Who Mourn on Mother’s Day

May 11, 2012 8:58 AM

Like a lot of doting children, I loved Mother’s Day growing up. The holiday usually involved eating out at a fancy restaurant (not the norm for our family), where we gave my mom carefully composed cards and handpicked gifts. Even...

A Daughter's Grief Observed

July 7, 2011 10:03 AM

Meghan O’Rourke is best known as a literary and cultural critic, a contributor to Slate, and the onetime fiction editor at The New Yorker. But she is a poet first, as is clear from the opening pages of her...

Why Dads Matter

June 25, 2010 10:50 AM

Last Sunday morning, my daughter Penny helped me make breakfast for her dad. He likes it simple: coffee, OJ, a bowl of cereal with raisins. We assembled it all on a tray, complete with the newspaper and a card: “Happy...

What a Father Remembers

June 17, 2010 12:10 PM

The other night my husband, Rafi, and I clicked through old photos on his laptop. He stopped on a picture of our son, who is now 8 years old but was 4 in the photograph. Rafi smiled at our son’s...

It's Mother's Day, Not Motherhood Day

May 7, 2010 8:17 AM

My first Mother’s Day — as a mother, at least — was a bust. It started out well enough: My husband surprised me with a pair of espadrilles I had admired in the (get this) Neiman Marcus catalog. But somewhere...

Baby Dies Aboard United Airways Flight: A Response

December 9, 2009 9:37 AM

My mind is still reeling from the news that a 4-week-old infant was unable to be resuscitated after the baby stopped breathing on a flight from Washington, D.C., to Kuwait. The plane made an emergency landing in London, but the...

Silencing the Maternal Nag

November 18, 2009 9:41 AM

Women want their spouses to be more involved in raising their children, but they need to allow fathers to father, not force them to mother. The New York Times reported last week on new research that suggests that women...


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