Now that helicopter parent is in the dictionary, it’s time for a reminder of the downside of this trend
What Ricki Lake Doesn’t Tell You About Homebirth
Celebrity endorsements aside, giving birth at home is more dangerous and more likely to be attended by an untrained midwife
Are We Deluding Ourselves About Our Schools?
Why parents think that the nation’s schools are a mess but their own kid’s school is fine
Children’s Movies Have Too Many Orphans
Parental separation makes for a great plot point, but try telling that to a parent of an adopted child
What You Don’t Know About the Screen-Time Debate
The founder of Baby Einstein says the recommendation against TV for kids under 2 is partially based on flawed data
Kid Sports: Is Our Obsession with Winning Making Us Lose the Point?
A recent survey shows — surprise! — that the more seriously we take youth sports, the less fun kids have
How Parents Are Falling Short With the ‘Sex Talk’
Parents are talking to their kids about sex, but they’re still not being specific enough