Raising a Child DangerouslyAdventure sailing with young children can be risky. It’s also the best way I know how to parent.
The Harder They FallNew research shows that high-status kids go after each other more than they go after misfits. The targets say they suffer more, too.
The Kids, They Know ThingsI used to do everything for my children. Now, they do things for me.
My DementiaTelling who I am before I forget.
Hands Off My Kid’s iPadA Huffington Post blogger’s shaky case for banning hand-held devices for children.
The Obesity Rate for Children Has Not PlummetedDespite what the New York Times tells you.
City vs. Suburbs: Where Is It Better to Raise Kids?
Happy 11th Birthday, ColinI hope the 1.9 million Facebookers who liked your mom’s page also do something in the real world to help kids on the spectrum.
“My Life Is a Waking Nightmare”Why do parents make parenting sound so God-awful?
Gosh, It Must Be Hard Caring for Aging Parents. Here’s What It’s Like to Be One.
Missing ChristmasI’m Jewish. When my Catholic grandmother died, so did the holiday.
“Could You Be an Animal If You Didn’t Have Any Bones?”The picture book that will show your kid how evolution works.
Ban School Bake SalesDo American parents spend too much time volunteering at their kids’ schools?
My Parents Chose My HusbandSeventeen years later, I’m still married to him, still grieving, and still trying to figure out why I stay.
My Child Will Face a Hatred That I Have Never KnownI’m a white woman married to another white woman. How do we explain what happened to Trayvon to our black son?
A New Way to Think About the Obsessions of Autistic Kids
Got Lice? Come On In.My kids’ school lets students with head lice stay in class. What a great policy!
My Son Loves My Little PonyAt 7, he already knows that’s not OK.
I’m a Pediatrician. Should I Treat All Kids, or Just the Vaccinated Ones?It’s not an easy call.
I Opted My Kids Out of Standardized TestsThen I learned a thing or two.
Can a Video Game Teach Empathy?The guy behind Madden NFL thinks so.
Selling FearSmart monitors cannot protect babies from SIDS, so what are they for?
Teen SpiritHelicopter parenting has crippled American teenagers. Here’s how to fix it.
I Remember Every Hairdo I’ve Had in 40 YearsBecause black hair is a big deal.
Growing Up UnvaccinatedI had the healthiest childhood imaginable. And yet I was sick all the time.
Comfort FoodNo one brings dinner when your daughter is an addict.
American Jews Are Secular, Intermarried, and Assimilated Great news!
When Mom DiedI was 16 when cancer killed my mother. I raised my sisters the best I could.
The One Thing No One Tells You Before You Have KidsDon’t get a dog.
My Daughter Went Away to Camp and ChangedHow do I catch up?