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Ruth Margolis

Contributing Writer

Why David Cameron's PigGate is totally believable
David Cameron.
Opinion

Why David Cameron's PigGate is totally believable

Why Facebook's 'dislike' button will be a total disaster
Opinion

Why Facebook's 'dislike' button will be a total disaster

My mother was my doula — and it was the best parenting choice I made
Newborn
Opinion

My mother was my doula — and it was the best parenting choice I made

How Donald Trump tapped into America's Daddy complex
Donald Trump is surrounded by a group of kids.
Opinion

How Donald Trump tapped into America's Daddy complex

Why are we denying that women used Ashley Madison?
Ashley Madison website
Opinion

Why are we denying that women used Ashley Madison?

Target is abolishing boy/girl toy labels. Here's why kids' clothes should be next.
More stores need a section that looks like this.
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Target is abolishing boy/girl toy labels. Here's why kids' clothes should be next.

What stops us from talking about miscarriage
A woman sits with folded hands.
Opinion

What stops us from talking about miscarriage

What is America's problem with pregnant women drinking?
Woman drinking a glass of wine.
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What is America's problem with pregnant women drinking?

Why I canceled family vacation — permanently
No more packing suitcases into trunks!
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Why I canceled family vacation — permanently

Hey, moms: Please don't eat your placenta
Pregnant lady
Opinion

Hey, moms: Please don't eat your placenta

Abolish the phone call!
Phone
Opinion

Abolish the phone call!

Leave Caitlyn Jenner alone!
Opinion

Leave Caitlyn Jenner alone!

I stopped forcing my toddler to eat dinner — and guess what? Nothing happened.
Milk and Cookies
Opinion

I stopped forcing my toddler to eat dinner — and guess what? Nothing happened.

If Americans love the British royals so much, maybe they should pay a tax
Kate Middleton
Opinion

If Americans love the British royals so much, maybe they should pay a tax

American kids' TV driving you crazy? Try these understated British alternatives.
British TV show Shaun the Sheep.
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American kids' TV driving you crazy? Try these understated British alternatives.

Modern parenting has a snake oil problem
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Modern parenting has a snake oil problem