There’s Something About Helmets You Might Not KnowThey won’t protect your kids from concussions.
Hands Off My Kid’s iPadA Huffington Post blogger’s shaky case for banning hand-held devices for children.
The Omega ShamDon’t bother with omega-3 supplements for your toddler. Feed her fish instead.
Let Them Eat Candy!Why allowing your kids to binge on Halloween may actually make them healthier.
Are Growing Pains Real?Your child wakes up in the middle of the night screaming about pain in her legs. But why?
Just NoiseDespite what you've read, nothing suggests that sound machines are making your baby deaf.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About #%!@% Car SeatsPunch a car seat; it’ll make you feel better. Then read on.
The Day Care DilemmaForget whether “opting-out” is good or bad for parents. How does it impact kids?
Cry, Baby, CryA journal jumps on the Dr. Sears bandwagon to say sleep training is dangerous. Science says otherwise.
Are Jessica Alba’s Trendy Diapers Really the Poop?Everyone’s buying Honest, but that doesn’t make them better than Huggies.
Are Timeouts Messing Up Your Kids?Only if you’re doing them wrong. (And yes, you probably are.)
Why Suckable Fruit SucksThe case against giving your kids blended fruit and vegetable pouches.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Self-Made Man
The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
The GOP Senate Candidate in Iowa Doesn’t Want Voters to Know Just How Conservative She Really Is
The GOP Senate Candidate in Iowa Doesn’t Want Voters to Know Just How Conservative She Really Is The GOP’s Senate candidate doesn’t want voters to know just how conservative she really is.
Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?
The Supreme Court, Throughout Its History, Has Been a Massive Disappointment
Why Indians in America Are Mad for India’s New Prime Minister
Mad About Modi Why the controversial Indian prime minister drew 19,000 cheering fans to Madison Square Garden.
Now Stare. Don’t Stop.
The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.
Building a Better Workplace
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
This Court Erred The Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful, a new book argues.
Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
Behind the Scenes
Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.