Our kids have grown up and our priorities have shifted. Here’s what politicians need to know about the large cohort of moms they need to win over
Why Is the U.S. Against Children’s Rights?
America refuses to adopt U.N. guidelines that it helped draft more than 20 years ago. Are we still in the dark ages?
How to Unlock Your Child’s Academic Potential
Success often depends on how well-prepared children are for elementary school. Here’s how to get your kid kindergarten ready
Our Concern Over ‘Indecency’ Is Misguided
While the Supreme Court debates nudity on old episodes of NYPD Blue, research shows we have a much bigger problem with kids and TV
ADHD and Food: The Connection Is Tenuous
All we can say for sure about controlling a child’s diet to treat ADHD is that it makes the parents feel better
Jay-Z’s ‘Glory’ for Blue: One of Hip-Hop’s Greatest Love Songs
The rapper’s ode to his newborn heralds an era of grownup hip-hop that deals with deep emotions
Girl Scout Cookies: The Latest Controversies
It’s the season for Samoas, Tagalongs and Thin Mints, and that means one thing: outrage!
Eighth-Grader Killed By Police: What Went Wrong
An expert in school shootings analyzes the recent tragedy of Jaime Gonzalez in Brownsville, Texas
The Better-Bake-Sale Battle
Do you go store-bought or homemade? And other questions of deep import
Can We Teach Kids to Be Good Citizens?
Too often our nation’s schools build vocabulary but not character. A new movement promises to change that
Overmedicating Foster Kids: The Cost of Skimping on Care
Overdrugged foster kids is the price we pay for taking care of at-risk children on the cheap
Have We Gone Overboard About Bullying?
Eliminating recess will only make the problem worse
Why Are We Depriving Our Teens of Sleep?
Later start times would improve school performance, so why can’t we make the switch?