There’s a battle going on between the childs and the child-frees, and parenting seems to be getting a bad rap.
Looking for a happy marriage? Don’t have kids.
Picking up a dropped pacifier and sucking it clean may help infants to be better germ fighters.
The practice not only protects babies from the nasty microbes on the floor, but passes on good bugs that can lower the risk of …
A small group of parent advocates is mobilizing “gentle propaganda” against vaccine naysayers
Encouragement and praise can come in many forms, and some ways are better for child development than others
Why would someone celebrated as a hero break the rules? Lance Armstrong’s decision to stop fighting antidoping charges prompts parents to parse right and wrong
The most popular age at which parents give their kids cell phones is 12. Are tweens ready to handle the responsibility of their own digital link to the world?
In the wake of tragedies like the Colo. theater shooting, we often forget that the families of the perpetrators are victims too. A forensic psychiatrist lends insight into the suffering on the other side
Five steps you can take now to help Mom and Dad avoid a money mess
In this week’s TIME cover story, “The Long Goodbye” (available to subscribers here), journalist Joe Klein writes about the loss of his parents. They both suffered from dementia and died within months of each other. Through their …
Kids can tell when they don’t have their parents’ full attention. Dominique Browning argues it’s time for parents to put down their cell phones before it’s too late. Read her full opinion piece on our companion blog Ideas.
With fewer Jewish families affiliating with synagogues, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is reaching out to would-be parents in the hospital.
Less than a third of parents of overweight kids and just over half of parents of very obese kids are informed by their physicians. What’s the problem?