After a career pivot, one woman is balancing teaching, law school and motherhood

Jun 15, 2022
Catherine Fink of Colorado said this was the year she felt "most frazzled, just in terms of having to be basically at three full-time jobs."
Fink just completed her 18th year of teaching, and this year she also took law school courses.
Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

What the Supreme Court's possible Roe v. Wade reversal would do to the economy

We spoke to economics professor Caitlin Knowles Myers about the causal effects of abortion.
Pro-choice and anti-abortion activists rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on May 02, 2022 in Washington, DC.
Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Is the startup world OK with motherhood yet?

Mar 15, 2019
Journalist Eliza Boyd says the “needle is moving” when it comes to pregnancy and venture capital.
Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Busting the motherhood myth of "having it all"

Nov 15, 2018
A journalist and parent digs into how our ideas of motherhood came about in the U.S.
A cropped version of journalist Amy Westervelt's book.
Courtesy of Seal Press

"Why can't I make ends meet? Why can't I make this math work?"

Jun 28, 2018
In her new book, Alissa Quart examines the lives of middle-class families struggling to get by.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Working as a nurse but wishing to be a mom

Sep 6, 2017
Joy O'Brien is a nurse practitioner who wants children, but with $2,100 a month in student debt, she can't afford to adopt.
A patient has her blood pressure checked by a registered nurse practitioner during a checkup in Wellington, Florida.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images