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 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.
Inside Higher Ed
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.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
“The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.