The Early Education RacketIf you are reading this article, your kid probably doesn’t need preschool.
Why Is My Kid Such a Picky Eater?Got one of those children who will only eat bagels? It’s probably your fault.
When Is It OK To Spank?A lot of what you’ve heard about the dangers of spanking might not be true.
In Defense of the MannyWhy are so many parents reluctant to hire men to care for their kids?
That Is Not an Ear InfectionWhy are doctors so quick to prescribe antibiotics to your (wailing) toddler?
Baby on BedWhat Mayim Bialik's new parenting book doesn't tell you about co-sleeping.
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The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
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Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Future Tense Weather Blogger? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.