Please Don’t Ask Me to Put Down My Phone
It’s a time machine to a place where my husband is still alive.
Single-Mother Families Aren’t the “Other”They’re increasingly the norm. And it’s time to end the shaming and stigmatizing of solo moms.
In Praise of the AuntieThey’re the rule-breaking, adventure-taking, hug-dispensing women who make every family stronger.
Being Mindful About MindfulnessIs the push to teach meditation in schools just a way to mold shiny corporate humanoids?
No, Busybody Strangers of the World, My Baby Is Not ColdWinter is prime time for a certain brand of parental concern-trolling.
The CraftI would learn to sew in time to make my son’s Halloween costume. But who was the costume really for?
I Can No Longer Get a Decent Photograph of My ChildrenThey refuse to be frozen in time, and so I can feel time slipping through my fingers.
Do You Spend Enough Time With Your Kids?Measure yourself against other parents with the same gender, employment status, and number of children.
“Nobody Called CPS on Louis C.K.”Writing about giving your baby the finger makes people on the Internet go a little crazy.
The Cupcake RevolutionI can’t save my daughter from a terminal illness. But we can help save other children from the same fate.
How to Win Every Argument With Your Kids ForeverThe answer can be found in game theory, according to a new book.
Don’t Procrastinate on Getting Your Baby a Passport! She’ll Thank You Later.Flying with a baby on board? Slate’s president, Keith Hernandez, shares a parenting triumph.
Slate Voice: “Two Kinds of Goodbyes”Listen to Jill Bialosky’s heart-wrenching story about motherhood, love, and loss.
We Need a New Etiquette for Thank-You NotesYou have to thank the gift-givers immediately. But you also have to thank them correctly.