More Than Half of Americans Live in “Child Care Deserts,” and We’re Not Doing Much to Fix It

Dec. 6 2018 5:55 AMI’m a Developer. I Won’t Teach My Kids to Code, and Neither Should You.
Nov. 26 2018 2:47 PM“I Am Happy Again”A new book shows the remarkable contrast between 19th-century women’s views of miscarriage and the loss-focused rhetoric of today.
Nov. 15 2018 5:55 AMTheir Truth to TellHelping kids become good LGBTQ allies means teaching privacy alongside acceptance.
Oct. 30 2018 2:46 PMIn Defense of Parenting IdealsActing like only crackpots police screens, or have wooden toys, devalues all our parenting.
Oct. 22 2018 3:04 PMAll in the FamilyI was supposed to be a lesbian with a wife and some kids. What I got was so much better.
Oct. 15 2018 4:04 PMWhy the World Is So Helplessly Compelled by Meghan Markle’s Pregnancy Announcement
Oct. 8 2018 6:27 PMEnding Sexual Violence by Raising Better BoysHow to teach even the youngest sons to respect girls and understand boundaries—and themselves.
Oct. 1 2018 9:00 AMShould We Force Shy Kids to Do Class Presentations?Here’s what experts say.
Sept. 12 2018 6:24 PMFuture DevelopmentStocking up before the hurricane—and thinking about what comes after.
Aug. 31 2018 1:36 PMThe Complicated, Messy Identity of a Transracial AdopteeIn the Atlantic, David French says questioning a white family’s ability to raise a child of color is wrong. I know it isn’t.
Aug. 30 2018 2:20 PMJames Baldwin’s Beautiful, Complex Vision of Black American ChildhoodHis 1976 kids’ book, which refuses to sanitize the reality of growing up black in the U.S., feels more urgent than ever now.
Aug. 28 2018 7:30 AMThe Parent TrapI’m so helplessly addicted to parenting groups that I feel like I can never leave Facebook.
Aug. 20 2018 5:50 AMDo Not Decorate Your Kid’s Freshman DormTricked-out dorm rooms with cozy rugs and big-screen TVs miss the point of college.
Aug. 10 2018 9:30 AMThe Sharing Economy’s Next Target Is Child Care
July 20 2018 9:30 AM“There Is Motion at Your Front Door”How a seemingly innocuous “video doorbell” app turned my life into a domestic horror movie.
Dec. 5 2018 12:38 PMWhen Your Parents are Michael Lewis and Tabitha SorenFeaturing Quinn Lewis, age 19.
Nov. 16 2018 5:30 PMHow to Handle the Rising Tide of Hate in SchoolsWe shouldn’t give up on the boys in the viral Nazi-salute prom photo.
Nov. 14 2018 1:21 PMWhat a Dad of Two Spends on His Kids During One Week in Arlington, Virginia
Oct. 30 2018 11:54 AMAs a Queer Muslim Woman, the Most Radical Thing I Can Do Is Insist on Existing
Oct. 19 2018 8:00 AMBeing a Black Nonbinary Person Is Difficult. But It’s Shown Me the Radical Power of Defining Your Own Existence.
Oct. 11 2018 5:50 AMWhy Won’t Parents Talk About Helping Their Daughters Get Abortions?After all, we talk about them having sex all the time.
Oct. 2 2018 11:29 AMA Majority of U.S. Teens Experience Cyberbullying, and Parents Are the Only Adults Perceived to Be Helping
Sept. 25 2018 5:50 AMMourning at the Magic KingdomRight after my father’s funeral, I took my family to Disney World. It turned out to be the right place for me to grieve.
Sept. 6 2018 8:15 AMGender Inequality Extends Even Into Our SleepBut a new study shows that both men and women sleep better in countries where women hold more economic and political power.
Aug. 30 2018 4:07 PMWhat David French’s Atlantic Piece Is MissingHis essay misleadingly conflates racist attacks on adoptive families with attacks from the left.
Aug. 30 2018 5:50 AMWe’d Be Crazy Not to Take the Piano
Aug. 24 2018 7:28 PMDuncan Hunter Is the Latest in a Long Line of Politicians to Attempt a “Women Be Shopping” Defense
Aug. 14 2018 5:55 AMThe Shame of Solo MotherhoodHaving kids without a partner was the right thing for me. So why did it make me feel so deeply embarrassed?
Aug. 8 2018 9:00 AMWhen Your Mom Is Tiny Harris and Your Stepdad Is T.I.Featuring Zonnique Pullins, age 22.
July 18 2018 5:55 AMAlone in the DarkWhy we need more children’s books about suicide and severe depression.