Why Suckable Fruit SucksThe case against giving your kids blended fruit and vegetable pouches.
Why Does My Kid Freak Out?The totally legitimate reasons your animal child just threw spaghetti in your face.
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.
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.
The Sony Emails Are Fair Game No, Aaron Sorkin, reporting on the hacked documents is not “spectacularly dishonorable.”
The Year’s Best Advertisements Budweiser puppies, Woo Woo, the return of Salt-N-Pepa, and more of 2014’s best commercials.
The Year of Outrage From righteous fury to faux indignation, everything we got mad about in 2014—and how outrage has taken over our lives.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Listen to Our Ultimate Holiday Playlist Holiday tracks for the season, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Taking a Page From the Patent Troll Playbook The Harvard professor who went after a Chinese restaurant used some familiar tactics.