Lenore Skenazy, an advocate of “free-range parenting” is proclaiming Saturday a self-declared international holiday: “Take Our Children to the Park…And Leave Them There Day.”
A conversation with the woman on TIME’s May 21 cover
The famed author and illustrator — who died Tuesday — was among the first writers to capture the intense emotions of childhood, drawing heavily on imaginary worlds. Why, he wondered, do adults stop playing make-believe?
Melissa Brown survived breast cancer at 26. Advised not to get pregnant afterward, she accepted with joy and trepidation her sister’s offer to be her gestational surrogate.
Alaina Giordano, the mother with breast cancer who has been fighting a public battle for custody of her children, is on the verge of entering hospice. She is asking her estranged husband to allow their children to relocate with her to Pennsylvania, where her extended family lives.
New census data show that Americans are getting more creative in the way they play house.
Gen Xers are a lot more conscious about their food than their parents were — especially the men, who are cooking and shopping more and watching food TV as much as women.
A new review of data adds to the evidence that families who eat together most often are healthier.
About 1 in 4 babies are now born to unmarried couples, a rate that has nearly doubled since 2002, according to a recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Facebook’s COO makes the case that there’s nothing shameful about leaving work at 5:30 p.m. every day to eat dinner with your kids. Does she get special dispensation because of her status?
The author says being a grandparent is liberating in a way that parenthood can’t even approach. Think of it as a bonus round, a chance to really enjoy children.
Should children conceived after a father’s death be eligible for government benefits? The Supreme Court’s not sure.
Are single moms more apt to hurt their children? Two Republican legislators believe they are and have introduced legislation to raise awareness of the threat.