Dear Son, Who Am I?Writing letters to your kids at camp is weird.
“My Dad Gets Rele Fostated”When asked by her teacher to reflect on a problem in her life, my daughter chose to write about me.
Daughter PressureFatherhood ruined my life plan—and made me the writer I am.
UnpreparedRob Lowe on sending his son off to college.
The Case for Separate BedsI love my husband, but I want my own bed.
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.
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.
I Started a Business With My DadAnd almost stabbed him only once.
Keeping Up With DadMy father took me hiking deep into the Grand Canyon, and then he got me out. Twice.
Fifty Things About My MotherShe liked to stay and watch the credits.
Survivalist SederThis Passover, we packed emergency preparedness bags, in case we had to run.
The Gay Father I Never Knew
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.
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.