Jul 13, 2014 — Why do so many animated movies star motherless kids? Sarah Boxer, a graphic novelist, cartoon-lover and mother, talks to NPR's Kelly McEvers about the phenomenon and the message it sends to children.
Mar 24, 2014 — A child's activity level may be linked to how active busy moms are. Researchers in the United Kingdom say just small changes in how mothers engage with their children can get both parties moving.
May 11, 2013 — For those lucky enough to have a mother to thank, consider putting pen to paper for a heartfelt letter of gratitude and appreciation. Your mom will surely love it, and the science says it's good for you.
Apr 15, 2013 — Is periodic humiliation an inevitable feature of motherhood? Is it something to embrace or endure? Commentator Tania Lombrozo shares some thoughts and experiences.
Jan 19, 2011 — Katy Read quit her job to raise her two children. The time she spent with her boys was wonderful, but she says she's now broke, out of work and without any job prospects. Her advice to new moms: Stay at work.
Jan 11, 2011 — Yet another debate about motherhood has erupted on the net, this time about the strict parenting of Chinese mothers. But do we have to keep comparing mothers to animals? Will there ever be time when a debate over fathers erupts in the same way?