Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe is a writer and former lawyer whose work has appeared in Slate, Catapult, and The Rumpus, among other places. Her work has focused on mental health, the healthcare system, and the foster care system. Her book Wanting What’s Best: Parenting, Privilege, and Building a Just World is forthcoming from Chicago Review Press in May 2022.

She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and 4-year-old daughter and is currently getting an MFA in creative non-fiction at The New School. She enjoys running, whiskey gingers, and karaoke.

Sarah Jaffe


Abbot's Formula-Producing Plant Can Reopen In As Early As 2 Weeks — Now What?

The shortage is leaving both new parents and hospitals in a lurch.

Baby Names

18 Baby Names To Use If You Like The Name Evelyn

This classic name is suddenly popular.


20 Best Gifts For Stepmoms

Make your “bonus mom” feel extra special with these thoughtful presents.


Teens Take On The World’s Problems At Samsung's “Solve for Tomorrow” Contest

The future is in good hands.

Nurse Appreciation

Fun Ways To Celebrate National School Nurse Day

Make them feel extra special this year.

Mother's Day

Everything You Need to Throw A Memorable Mother’s Day Baby Shower

Make your party extra special.


Everything You Need To Know About B12 During Pregnancy

It’s not quite the miracle energy-maker everyone thinks.


The Parents Fighting For Diverse Books

This is the story of Diverse BookFinder and Ourshelves, and the moms who want more representation for all.

Breech Babies

Can You Tell If Your Baby Is Breech?

Everything you need to know about breech babies and how to turn them.

Baby Names

Buy Their First Polo Shirt & Then Pick One Of These Preppy Baby Names

Preppy never goes out of style.

Pregnant Feels

Does Pregnancy Make You Irritable?

Baby Names

How Long Do You Have To Name Your Baby?

Here's what to do if your baby arrives before you've found the perfect name.


Everything You Need To Throw An Easter Baby Shower

Pastels, bunnies, chicks — how much sweeter can it get?

Trying To Conceive

Everything To Know About Daylight Saving Time & Its Impact On Your BBT

Don’t worry, the time change won’t ruin your fertility chart.

Baby Names

These Baby Names Are Sweet Choices For Your Spring Girl

They all bring a feeling of sunshine and love.


LEGO’s New Spice Girls Set Will Definitely “Spice Up Your Life”

2 Become 1 (or 578 (LEGOS) Become 5 (Spice Girls))

Rapid Testing

Can You Share One Rapid Covid Test With Your Whole Family?

And how should we best use our precious allotment of rapid tests?

Valentine's Day

21 Valentine’s Day Books to Help You Celebrate Love

Because even the littlest of kids understand that love comes in all forms.


What Should You Do When Your Baby Hits His Head?

Every baby does it — but how do you know if it’s serious?


Here’s What Your Hospital Will Provide For Your Newborn

And what you need to make sure and bring.