The Shortening LeashSix thousand respondents to the Slate survey and the trend is clear: Kids today have a lot less freedom than their parents did.
There’s Someone Missing From My Facebook PhotosThe person who makes my seemingly effortless parenting possible: my nanny.
“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.
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.
Slate Voice: “Watching the Couples Go By”Listen to David Plotz read his all-time favorite Slate essay.
Confessions of a Vine DadMaking six-second videos with my baby started out as fun. Then came the followers, the money, and the fame.
Keeping Up With DadMy father took me hiking deep into the Grand Canyon, and then he got me out. Twice.
Got Lice? Come On In.My kids’ school lets students with head lice stay in class. What a great policy!
Hands Off My Kid’s iPadA Huffington Post blogger’s shaky case for banning hand-held devices for children.
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.