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Mon, 2014-02-10 14:36
The food his roommate had left in the fridge didn't look like medicine to my son. It looked like candy, and he ended up on suicide watch.
Fri, 2014-02-07 11:22
If you make your kids wear helmets while sledding and ice skating, they'll look like Olympic athletes; they'll be less likely to suffer a serious head injury, and maybe my children will stop complaining about having to wear theirs.
Thu, 2014-02-06 18:49
One family's experiment in letting their daughter help decide how to divide the money it gives away each year.
Thu, 2014-02-06 14:13
A new study suggests that doctors may be intervening too soon during the second stage of labor.
Thu, 2014-02-06 09:43
Just in the course of our daily walk to school, my children and I see crossing guards whose actions (and attitude) vary wildly. What exactly are they supposed to do?
Wed, 2014-02-05 12:57
After four weeks of working with two experts to improve the eating habits of their twin 4-year-old boys, a couple's new dinnertime routine was being met with little resistance.
Tue, 2014-02-04 14:39
An pregnant employee, told to go home because she could no longer do her job, looks to New York City's new Pregnant Worker's Fairness Act for help.
Tue, 2014-02-04 13:38
If you don't choose how and when to have a tough conversation with your child, life is certain to choose for you.
Tue, 2014-02-04 08:11
Genetic testing raises unsettling ethical questions that trouble advocates for the disabled and have left some doctors struggling with what they should tell their patients.
Mon, 2014-02-03 19:39
When fertility treatments seemed to be coming to an end, a stranger offered to help.
Mon, 2014-02-03 14:53
By lifting at least one of the economic burdens of being both caregivers and breadwinners, the advantage of access to quality state-funded public preschool extends beyond the classroom.
Sun, 2014-02-02 07:25
A month before what would have been my due date, the promotional box of Enfamil baby formula arrived. "You're almost there!" it read. We weren't.
Fri, 2014-01-31 21:54
A new book argues that families, particularly fathers, do a pretty good job of passing religious faith to their children.
Fri, 2014-01-31 14:16
The Super Bowl is the perfect time for a rousing family game of Media Literacy Bingo.
Fri, 2014-01-31 10:11
A new study has found that that obesity is often established very early in life.
Thu, 2014-01-30 14:12
What is the best way to handle a parent-teacher conference with an ineffective teacher?
Thu, 2014-01-30 10:09
Amy Chua's new book, written with her husband, explores the same cultural minefield as "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," yet both say they're hoping for a different kind of reader response.
Thu, 2014-01-30 08:40
IVF is the most common assisted reproductive technology, yet its cost remains daunting for many who need it to conceive.
Wed, 2014-01-29 16:47
As of 2009, more than half of all children born to women under 30 in the United States were born to unmarried women. So why is Wendy Davis, a Texas gubernatorial candidate, being singled out for criticism?
Wed, 2014-01-29 12:23
In the third installment of the Picky Eater Project, parents of 4-year-old twins work to expand the boys' food choices.