Building a Better Future Should Never be Taboo

Building a Better Future Should Never be Taboo

This family wants to join the Featured Families at Having Kids but is afraid of backlash from friends and family. This family will therefore remain anonymous. How did talking about our decision to build a better future become taboo? We strongly believe in small,...
Let’s All Look Out for the Children

Let’s All Look Out for the Children

Look for advice on deciding whether to have a child and a theme will emerge: The articles are always written entirely from the perspective of the parent. The needs and interests of the future child are invisible. In some cases, we hear that kids are expensive, but...
Rethinking the Language of Family Planning

Rethinking the Language of Family Planning

Writing for The Guardian, Andrew Solomon explores the need for a better vocabulary, one that adequately serves all families raising future generations. People apply this [traditional] vocabulary with a blunt literalism, asking adopted children about their “real...