Monthly Archives: March 2012

enough with the “generation me”

Generational stereotypes are in the eye of the beholder, it seems. One obvious and pervasive example: the stereotype that the Millennial generation is filled with narcissists. Much attention has been paid to a new report from Jean Twenge and her … Continue reading

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a new source of fresh eggs?

When I read about scientists from Harvard reporting last week in Nature Medicine that human ovaries contain stem cells that can grow eggs from scratch, I thought again about the chapter in Twentysomething about baby-making. (Seems like I have baby-making … Continue reading

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which comes first, motherhood or adulthood?

Do you need to be fully adult before you start having babies, or is it having babies that helps turn you into an adult? That’s the question Sam and I wrote about on the Motherlode blog at nytimes.com. (Part of … Continue reading

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