Short stories tagged with Parenthood.
Listing 38 stories.
An aging couple living in post-Mao Beijing hide their disabled daughter from the world, and help a man conceal his affair as their own marriage is eroded by a secret.
A man takes his four-year-old son to a pumpkin patch, where they encounter another father-son duo.
A man from a future overrun by genetic modification struggles in vain to keep unregulated technology out of his neighborhood and marriage.
The child of two psychiatrists grows up in a social bubble consisting of her parents' colleagues and their children. She forms a special bond with one of the colleagues in particular, an asexual male psychologist who functions as an aunt.
An expatriate and veteran of the Jazz Age tries to regain custody of his daughter, but the ghosts of his darkly opulent lifestyle stand in the way.
During his travels in the Pacific, a young man hears tales of a great adventurer. When he returns home and relays the news to his father, he discovers a long-kept secret.
An extended family gathers in Maryland for Christmas and plays a game of charades. During the game, various areas of family tension are revealed.
A family going for a ride in their new car makes a wrong turn onto an incredibly trafficked freeway leading to an unknown place.
A man and his pregnant wife move from St. Louis to upstate Maine with their two boys. One Sunday, the man brings his two boys to the dockyard and must navigate how to parent as a working-class dad.
A young woman returns home from college for the first time in years to attend to her dying grandmother, whose only wish is for some homemade flan. Along the way, the young woman is forced to confront her parents' flawed relationship and the neglectful environment in which she grew up.