Latest from Brigid Schulte

Caring for dying loved ones is a luxury few can afford. I was lucky.

We don’t give people the time they need
  • Apr 9, 2021

On Japan’s Kyushu Island, an untouristed gem

A visitor introduces her daughter to Kagoshima, the seaside city she once called home.
  • Jan 31, 2020

Trump’s new rule to punish immigrants just shows how bad American jobs are

Many Americans — not just immigrants — work full-time but need government assistance. 
  • Sep 5, 2019

Down under, mother and daughter learn to see each other in a different light

Awash in Australian adventures instead of daily routines, they forge a deeper connection.
  • Dec 22, 2017

A warm winter welcome amid the snowy mountains of Wyoming

It may not be one of ‘The Pretties,’ but Casper Mountain is pretty great.
  • Nov 9, 2017

Topping off a resort vacation on Oregon’s Smith Rock

The rock formation has been a sport-climbing mecca for climbers since the 1980s.
  • Oct 26, 2017

A Cape Cod getaway gives these overworked parents some ‘we time’

Despite the complexities of life, a couple finds Wellfleet, Mass., to be just like it was before they had kids.
  • Aug 17, 2017

In Berlin, the past and present collide on a mother-son trip

Rediscovering Berlin: Two teens, two visits, 35 years apart.
  • Feb 16, 2017

A modern family leave policy needs these three things

Paid leave is inevitable. The U.S. should learn from other countries how to do it right.
  • May 10, 2016

A brief history of how we think about motherhood

The pressure on moms has never been higher
  • May 6, 2016