It is an everyday tragedy that our profits-over-people system puts parents in these impossible positions.
After a frank conversation with my midwife, I found I had a choice to make. The anatomy scan, which takes place at about twenty weeks, loomed. Did I want it, knowing roughly what — or at least that — I would have to pay?
“I’ve probably spent around $40 on baby underwear, but I am who I am and that might not be everyone’s bag. I just love lingerie.”
We’d rather live in the city that never sleeps than have a second baby who sometimes sleeps.
If you or someone you love is considering getting pregnant — with or without the support of the ACA — please, feel free to learn from my mistakes and take into account the following.
“If you’re planning to start a family, the nation’s capital could soon become the best place to do it.”
What if someone offered you money to name your baby?
The standard GOP response to parents agitating for a national paid family leave policy is usually some version of “tough.” Rubio, however, has suddenly strayed from the pack.
“Parents are always using their children to get advantages.”