- Dec 1 20162 minutes
Stop Talking About Millennials And Get Ready For Gen Z
Be prepared. This is a group of rebels.
- Dec 2 20166 minutes
The Playground Where Babies Learn To Talk
A campaign to encourage brain development is using parks to deliver its message to children and their caregivers.
- Dec 26 201612 minutes
This Robotic Baby Might Need Changing
TWO OUT OF THREE U.S. SCHOOL DISTRICTS BUY INFANT SIMULATORS MEANT TO INTIMIDATE KIDS OUT OF PARENTHOOD. THE LATEST INDEPENDENT RESEARCH SAYS THEY SIMPLY DON’T WORK
- Oct 10 20163 minutes
The Growing Case for Shared Parenting After Divorce
THERE ARE MANY WAYS IN WHICH celebrities are not like us, from the clothes they wear to the jets they fly. And when Angelina Jolie, one of the world’s most famous women, filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, one of the world’s most famous men, she did so
- Jan 10 20176 minutes
In Germany, Parents Can Sue The Government For Failing To Provide Child Care
A judge has ruled that mothers and fathers can try to recover wages they lost from staying home to take care of their kids.
- Sep 1 20165 minutes
The Savvy Companies Catering to a Boom Market: Kids
Here's why there's a big boom in businesses that cater to children (and their parents).
- Jan 7 20175 minutes
How Wall-Mounted Changing Tables Enabled Moms To Leave The House
Where parenting norms have gone, the availability of infant-friendly facilities has followed.
- Jun 6 20161 minute
Why Kids Need More Empathy
“WHAT TRAIT DO KIDS REALLY NEED TO BE happy and successful?” Over the years, hundreds of parents have asked me that question. My answer surprises most: empathy. More than acing tests or earning fancy degrees, kids—and adults—who understand and apprec
- Dec 12 20164 minutes
The American Obsession With Parenting
Parents of all income and education levels are spending more time promoting their kids’ development—yet socioeconomic gaps in childrearing behavior are growing.
- Dec 19 20165 minutes
Having It All—And Hating It
Some women prioritize career. Others prioritize their kids. It's those who try to juggle both who often feel they aren’t succeeding at either.
- Dec 19 20166 minutes
Beyond Maternity Leave
For all the focus on parental leave as a barrier to women’s professional ascent, women’s real struggle with work-parenting balance grew—alongside their children—years after their maternity leave ended.
- Aug 1 20163 minutes
What This ‘Good Enough’ Mother Learned From an Extraordinary Babysitter
IN THE 21 YEARS I HAVE BEEN A MOTHER, I HAVE EMPLOYED five babysitters for my three boys. Our first babysitter broke her shoulder in our Brooklyn apartment and threatened to sue us. Our second babysitter was rushed by my husband to the hospital for e
- Jan 16 20176 minutes
These Pro-Lifers Are Headed To The Women’s March On Washington
Is there room in the movement for people who morally object to abortion?
- Oct 1 20161 minute
A Female-Focused Helping Hand
Spring’s accelerator boot camps
- Dec 19 20169 minutes
What Happens To Women's Ambitions In The Years After College
When we graduated in 1993, my friends and I had big dreams for ourselves. More than two decades later I decided to find out if anyone’s had come true.