Why Has the Pandemic Become a Form of Birth Control for Some?

For other elderly parents, the changes made by the pandemic have helped clarify their boundaries in painful ways, even if they bring something akin to wisdom. Sarah Balcomb, a writer who has a 9-year-old daughter and lives in Lexington, Va., realized that she was permanently done with reproduction as Hemingway once described fracture: gradually and […]

Beautiful Birth Sets for Families

Among all the glitter, garlands, and tinsel, my favorite Christmas ornaments that I put out each year are our birth sets. I love the feel behind them: a constant visual reminder in our homes to guide us to the meaning of Christmas, the baby Jesus in the manger. We’re sharing our favorite maternity kits earlier […]