From women not having it all to why one executive left Goldman Sachs, the year was filled with personal bombshells
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A growing body of research shows that when it comes to keeping a child engaged, the play environment matters more than the toy itself
It is a virtual epidemic. One in 88 American children is diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Earlier this week, Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the …
Politicians and celebrities are trying to live for one week on food stamps, but will this increase advocacy for the poor?
Art Ginsburg, aka “Mr. Food,” was like a genial uncle you enjoy hanging out with at Thanksgiving
A new report highlights the lack of basic protections for a growing corps of domestic workers
Grownups are worried about the latest Elmo scandal, but it may be time to stop imbuing this show with so much significance
A new Smithsonian exhibit helps explain why cooking from scratch has become such a rarity
Shoppers may appreciate the extra hours, but what about all the people who will have to end their Thanksgiving meal, or forgo it altogether, in order to man the cashiers and stock the shelves?
Do we really need another gourmet chocolate bar? Perhaps
We are still the only developed nation without paid maternal or paternal leave, and our lack of a childcare system is a scandal
More schools are getting rid of “old-fashioned” skills like penmanship and multiplication tables, but research shows that students benefit from some classic teaching methods
Just because fast-food delivery will be popular doesn’t mean it’s a good thing