Rites of Passage

The Great Ikea Pilgrimage That Initiated Us Into Parenthood

Jack and I went when I was seven months pregnant with our twins.

by Hallie Bateman
New Parents Issue 2024

Hallie Bateman is a writer and illustrator based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her work has been seen in the New York Times, The New Yorker and many others. Her books include Brave New Work, Directions and What To Do When I'm Gone.