Tag: childbirth

Dispatch from the “Liberals Destroy (or Try to) Everything They Touch” Front

 

This story about actress Keira Knightley showed up on the (increasingly tabloid-like) Fox News website this morning. The title of the story is “Keira Knightley slams Kate’s stylish post-birth appearance.” This person known as an actress simply cannot abide the fact that another beautiful woman (and Royal, too) presents a better appearance shortly after giving birth than she does. Knightley launches into a screed where she describes in detail her childbirth experience, and denigrates the Duchess of Cambridge’s pulled-together appearance. Instead of asking how she does it, and congratulating the Duchess on her beautiful third child, the actress tries her screechy best to take down the Duchess. Funny, but it really doesn’t work, but it does present the actress as a jealous harpy, which is probably not what she had in mind. Not terribly “knightly”, if you ask me.

Don’t let the title fool you: This is not a soap opera episode of the Young Americans. But it does cover one of the most important things in the world: children. Specifically, why young people are having fewer of them, and later. Host Jack Butler and veteran YA panelist Caleb Whitmer explore this topic with the help of two new panelists: Kayla Stetzel, and Weekly Standard factchecker Holmes Lybrand, who is now a father.

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Forty days of rain marked the rebirth of the world in the great flood. The number forty is also mentioned when a woman gives birth: The Lord said to Moses, “Say to the Children of Israel: ‘A woman who conceives and gives birth to a male will be spiritually unready for seven days, as during […]

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I know many of our Ricochet members avoid Facebook (missing out on our totally hip and cool Facebook group) for whatever strange reasons. Luckily, you all have me to share my Facebook adventures. It’ll be just like you signed up/never left! Yay me! For the last couple of years, some here may know my wife […]

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Nothing can quite prepare you for the experience of parenthood, save perhaps having siblings significantly younger than yourself.  We married in June of 1999, me fresh out of college and my wife at the end of her first year of law school.  Over the prior year we had been to a number of friends’ weddings, […]

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