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Dear Prudence
Dec. 4 2017 3:14 PMBaby’s First SermonPrudie advises a couple who wants a grandmother to stop trying to convert their infant son into her faith.
Picks
Dec. 4 2017 9:15 AMThe Best Gifts for a Star Wars SuperfanPerfect for those already in line for The Last Jedi.
Picks
Dec. 2 2017 7:15 AMGift Sets for Every Kind of RecipientFrom the coffee snob to the boyfriend who’s trying to get into skin care.
Education
Dec. 1 2017 11:18 AMHow Much Do 2-Year-Olds Develop in Their Second Year?Watch for yourself.
Picks
Dec. 1 2017 7:47 AMThe Best Art Books to Give This SeasonFor the hard-to-buy-for artist on your gift list.
Better Life Lab
Nov. 30 2017 2:36 PMWhy Even the Most Rigorously Educated Women Put Their Spouses’ Careers First
Education
Nov. 30 2017 12:53 PMHome-Based Care Isn’t BabysittingIt’s extremely hard work, and the people, mostly women, who take it on are notoriously underpaid.
Education
Nov. 30 2017 10:00 AMHow Young Is Too Young to Go to School?In France, school can start at age 2. Is that too young?
Picks
Nov. 30 2017 7:00 AMNew Moms Want These GiftsMothers dish on the things they’re coveting for the holidays.
Better Life Lab
Nov. 29 2017 1:08 PMGood News, Fellow Men! Our Terrible Behavior Isn’t Biological.
Education
Nov. 29 2017 9:45 AMShould We Screen All 2-Year-Olds for Autism?It’s actually not too early to assess them, and doing so might help close important socioeconomic and racial gaps around services and treatment.
Picks
Nov. 29 2017 7:38 AMThe Best Artificial Christmas TreesAccording to Amazon’s hyperenthusiastic reviewers.
Reconstruction
Nov. 28 2017 11:52 AMA Revolution Comes HomeHow wage relations evolved after emancipation compelled slave owners to pay the domestic workers they had once enslaved.
Outward
Nov. 28 2017 9:35 AMCall Me by Your Name Is Not a Gay Story. So Why Do Gays Keep Falling for It?
Dear Prudence
Nov. 27 2017 4:03 PMSpectrum of SupportPrudie advises a letter writer whose sister refuses to make special accommodations for her son's autism spectrum disorder.
Outward
Dec. 4 2017 12:53 PMVermont Supreme Court Protects the Rights of Same-Sex Parents and Their Children
A Fine Whine
Dec. 4 2017 8:00 AMHappy Birthday, You BastardUnder no circumstances will I be attending your stupid birthday dinner.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 1 2017 3:04 PM“I’m Pregnant.” Why Your Boss’s Reaction May Matter More Than You Think.
Education
Dec. 1 2017 9:22 AMYour 2-Year-Old Is Full of Potential. Here’s How to Develop It.Yes, America needs a child care revolution, but it’s not happening soon. Here are some tips on how to cope in the interim.
Reconstruction
Nov. 30 2017 3:32 PMThe Roots of Jim CrowHow the Supreme Court failed to protect Black Americans’ hard-won rights of citizenship during Reconstruction.
Outward
Nov. 30 2017 1:27 PMIt’s Been 50 Years Since the Government Stopped Spying on “Apparent Homosexuals” in New Jersey
Outward
Nov. 30 2017 10:12 AMHow Trump May Inadvertently Advance Transgender Rights
Education
Nov. 30 2017 9:05 AMThe Best Child Care Money Can BuyWhat does a program that costs more than $40,000 a year get your 2-year-old?
Dear Prudence
Nov. 30 2017 6:00 AMHurt FelinesMy teenage neighbor ran over my cat while texting. Now her parents want me to help her with her guilt.
Dear Prudence
Nov. 29 2017 12:30 PMHelp! I’m Tired of Being His Secret Girlfriend.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Education
Nov. 29 2017 9:05 AMChild Care for 2-Year-Olds Is a Luxury in AmericaWith few government supports and an insufficient and expensive private system, accessing good care is a big problem for American parents.
Better Life Lab
Nov. 28 2017 1:34 PMAnother Growing Divide Between Rich and Poor? Sleep.
Education
Nov. 28 2017 11:08 AMWe Know How to Provide Good Child Care. We Just Don’t Invest Enough to Do It.A survey of all 50 states shows that most fall behind when enforcing standards of care. Can regulation help?
Dear Prudence
Nov. 28 2017 8:00 AMSinging PraisePrudie counsels a letter writer who thinks her child can’t—and shouldn’t—sing.
Outward
Nov. 27 2017 2:41 PMRemembering the Life and Mentorship of Flawless Sabrina, a Queer Pioneer

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