Motherhood

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My list of identities will never contain the word “mother.”



Saluting the ladies who forge an older — or single — path to being a mommy

Viola Davis and her daughter, Genesis Tennon, in 2017 at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Photo: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic/Getty Images


Yesterday, I took my zillionth pregnancy test. It was negative… again.

Black woman holding a pregnancy test with an upset expression.
Black woman holding a pregnancy test with an upset expression.
Photo: PeopleImages/Getty Images


A child-free life is just as rich and meaningful as anyone else’s

Black woman tickling a young Black boy, he is giggling and covering his face.
Black woman tickling a young Black boy, he is giggling and covering his face.
Photo: Sean De Burca/Getty Images


Black mothers are more likely to be at risk for delivering prematurely and least likely to get help to prevent it

Illustration: Chelsea Charles


The Grammy-nominated multi-hyphenate and new mom shares her love of reading through social media

A selfie of Amerie with a bookshelf behind her.
A selfie of Amerie with a bookshelf behind her.
Photo courtesy of Amerie.


I am more exhausted than I have ever been in my life

Tired South Asian mother holding her sleeping daughter.
Tired South Asian mother holding her sleeping daughter.
Photo: uniquely india/Getty Images


From cooking a billion dinners to homeschooling their kids, celebs share how Mother’s Day is the same yet different this year

Nicole Ari Parker, Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe, Boris Kodjoe, and Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe. Photo: Donato Sardella/Getty Images


From handling her own glam to an uptick in sex toy sales, the ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star shares her work-at-home secrets

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