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Dr. Becky Has Become Millennial Parenting Whisperer
By Doree Shafrir
How to Talk to Kids About the Holidays During COVID-19
By Belinda Luscombe
The Rise of the ‘Carebnb’: Is This Home-Based Model the Future of the Childcare Industry?
By Belinda Luscombe
America Has Been Failing Mothers for a Long Time. The Pandemic Made It Clear What Needs to Happen
By Lyz Lenz
It's Not Indulgent to Admit You've Been Struggling in Recent Months. It's Smart to Ask for Help
When friends ask how we’re doing, I answer like everyone else who has both a job and their health: I say I’m lucky and so grateful. Then I joke about how at the start of...
By Susanna Schrobsdorff
June 4, 2020
'Of Course She's Not O.K.' The Conversation That Changed How I Thought About Early Motherhood
I had made it as far as the street corner when it occurred to me that I hadn’t paid. I’d said goodbye to my friends at the restaurant and walked out. When I returned, embarrassed...
By Lori Fradkin
February 20, 2020
Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Cook
“Have you ever baked a cake before?” I asked Quinn, 9, at the beginning of a recent recipe-testing session in Boston. He seemed a little nervous as he shook his head no. But just over...
By Molly Birnbaum
December 5, 2019
I Thought My Kids Were Too Old for Me to Have Postpartum Depression. But I Couldn't Deny the Awful Reality
I can’t exactly pinpoint one thing that led to my ultimate breakdown. Rather, I believe it was a collection of stressors that slowly eroded away my ability to cope. My son Tate, like most preschoolers,...
November 6, 2019
The Texas Attorney General Promised to Remember My Transgender Son. His Recent Actions Show He's Forgotten
In 2016 the Attorney General of Texas came to my home for dinner.It was an unlikely gathering: I’m the mother of a transgender child and Attorney General Ken Paxton is one of the biggest threats...
By Amber Briggle
November 5, 2019
I Was Worried My Anxiety Would Prevent Me From Being a Good Father. My Sons Changed That
'I can become slightly stronger to protect the people who need me'
By Kevin Wilson
October 28, 2019
It’s Not Necessarily Bad if Your Kid Spends Lots of Time Online. But Watch for These Warning Signs
Is “time” really the problem with “screen time”? Researchers have described the negative effects of large amounts of time online and the beneficial effect of moderation. For instance, a 2019 study of more than 6,500...
By Dr. Harold Koplewicz
October 28, 2019
Are Time-Outs Harmful to Kids? The Latest Research Says Otherwise
When Amy and Steve Unruh decided to adopt a four-year-old child from the Philippines, they anticipated challenges. They understood it would take time, as well as a great deal of love and care, for their...
By Markham Heid
October 15, 2019
How I Learned to Let My Kid Fail
People have a complicated relationship with failure. Most of us fear it for ourselves, and for our kids. But we also know kids are supposed to learn from failure. So the question for most parents...
By Diane Tavenner
September 26, 2019
How Dr. Benjamin Spock Changed American Parenting
His book helped usher in a fundamental shift
By Richard Gunderman, Indiana University / The Conversation
September 19, 2019
What Being Malala's Father Taught Me About Feminism
Long before my daughter, Malala Yousafazi, was born, long before we began fighting for girls’ rights to education together, and long before the Taliban’s brutal attack on her brought the world’s attention to her story,...
By Ziauddin Yousafzai
June 14, 2019
The One Thing Every Good Father Does
Here's why we can't lose sight of the essential role fathers play in shaping sons into men of character
By David French
June 13, 2019
I Raised Two CEOs and a Doctor. These Are My Secrets to Parenting Successful Children
Esther Wojcicki's five simple values
By Esther Wojcicki
April 26, 2019
Stop Debating Whether Too Much Smartphone Time Can Hurt Teens, and Start Protecting Them
When I talk to parents about my research on teens and technology, their questions often boil down to this: Is it bad for my teen to be spending so much time on electronic devices? Recently,...
March 21, 2019
Americans Are Often Told to Parent Like Scandinavians. Here’s Why That's Impossible
There's a reason why there are so many helicopter parents in the U.S.
By Matthias Doepke and Fabrizio Zilibotti
March 1, 2019
You Can Track Almost Everything Your Kids Do Online. Here’s Why That May Not Be a Good Idea
Why are parents worrying so much about the best-behaved generation in history?
By Lisa Damour
February 8, 2019
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