Friendship as the foundation of surrogacy 
A surrogate pregnancy between friends is unusual, but for Diane Kieras-Ciolkos and Meghan Hukowicz, it’s an extension of the bond they’ve shared since childhood.
(MATTHEW CAVANAUGH FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Friendship as the foundation of surrogacy

A surrogate pregnancy between friends is unusual, but for Diane Kieras-Ciolkos and Meghan Hukowicz, it’s an extension of the bond they’ve shared since childhood.

(MATTHEW CAVANAUGH FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Connected, powerful 21st-century moms 
Using the strength of their online networks, moms today communicate far beyond the backyard fence and at lightning-fast speed. And that means their influence is nothing to trifle with.
(ILLUSTRATION BY KALI CIESEMIER)

Connected, powerful 21st-century moms

Using the strength of their online networks, moms today communicate far beyond the backyard fence and at lightning-fast speed. And that means their influence is nothing to trifle with.

(ILLUSTRATION BY KALI CIESEMIER)

JOANNA WEISS
Work-life balance: Some helpful tips from the elite 
Many women have found that a work-life balance is, in fact, hard to achieve - that they can’t have it all - despite Gwyneth Paltrow’s advice on how to get there.
(GLOBE STAFF ILLUSTRATION, GETTY IMAGES, AND ISTOCKPHOTO)

JOANNA WEISS

Work-life balance: Some helpful tips from the elite

Many women have found that a work-life balance is, in fact, hard to achieve - that they can’t have it all - despite Gwyneth Paltrow’s advice on how to get there.

(GLOBE STAFF ILLUSTRATION, GETTY IMAGES, AND ISTOCKPHOTO)

What mom wants for Mother’s Day 
- She’s always on the go and doing things for others. It’s time to spoil her a little. 
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What mom wants for Mother’s Day

- She’s always on the go and doing things for others. It’s time to spoil her a little.

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Has attachment parenting gone too far? 
- Time magazine’s latest cover has caused quite a buzz by featuring a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old son and posing the question, “are you mom enough?”

Has attachment parenting gone too far?

- Time magazine’s latest cover has caused quite a buzz by featuring a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old son and posing the question, “are you mom enough?

Scariest question a mother can face 
- It can strike terror in the hearts of mothers, who are tasked with preparing dishes and meals to satisfy a range of tastes: “What’s for dinner, mom?”
(WILLIAM DUKE FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Scariest question a mother can face

- It can strike terror in the hearts of mothers, who are tasked with preparing dishes and meals to satisfy a range of tastes: “What’s for dinner, mom?

(WILLIAM DUKE FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

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