Dara-Lynn Weiss blows the lid off how difficult it is for parents with their own food issues to nourish their children
What Barbie Could Learn from American Girl
An education policy wonk and father of two takes a tough look at doll marketing
The High Cost of Youth Sports
Nothing opens a parent’s checkbook like guilt and fear, as a new book on the big business of kids’ sports shows
The War On Women Begins With Girls
It is time for fathers to speak out and combat sexism. Here’s how
The Myth of the Mama’s Boy
We never worry about an involved father “masculinizing” his daughter. Why do such fears persist about a feminizing aspect of mothering?
What the U.S. Can Learn from European Children’s TV
We need a new model where American producers can inspire kids to be creative and self-sufficient
‘Childist’ Nation: Does America Hate Kids?
There is a sense that children’s needs have become too prominent, but the targets of that backlash — its victims — are kids
Ohio School Shooting: Are Parents to Blame?
We cannot talk about school violence without recognizing where the violence was conceived and nurtured: at home
The Surprising Benefits of ‘Boomerang Kids’
Adult children go back home new and improved, and parents can enjoy a more mature relationship with them
Is the Fight Against Childhood Obesity Creating Eating Disorders?
Why the new national focus on weight and food choices may promote needless anxiety among healthy teens and kids
The Lesson of the Laptop-Shooting Dad
Why Tommy Jordan just might be the smartest parent in America
Why American Kids Are Brats
And their parents might be getting just what they deserve
ADHD: Is Stigma Back in Style?
With the latest ADHD controversy, it seems as if we’ve regressed to an era when all mental health problems were blamed on Mom