A month into widowhood, a young mother finds herself to be the sole protector of her children — and a trapped bird.
I waited to draw up a social media contract for my 9-year-old until I could see where the trouble spots were. I found them fast.
The best solution for inexperience is to have teenagers practice more, under varied conditions, an expert says.
Our sense of belonging often comes from shared memories of collective experience. What will my multicultural daughter identify with?
An attack with allergens shown in a “Peter Rabbit” scene mirrors real-life threats to kids’ health, parents say.
It’s often useful for parents to articulate high expectations in one breath and acknowledge the limits of their power in the next.
The BOKS program, consisting of an hour of running, calisthenics and rousing group games, made children feel happier and more energetic.
They’re not hard to spot, often standing on the sidelines grinning from ear to ear.
A child who is not sick may either withdraw or may start acting out, competing to get parents’ attention, experts say.
Though legal in Australia, medical marijuana is difficult to obtain. One teenager, Lindsay Carter, has become the face of the issue.
When a family experiences loss, familial roles are often redefined. In today’s episode, the Sugars answer letters from people who are unexpectedly charged with caring for their relatives.
Block after block, we’re building up the memories we want to have, and guarding against the ones we can’t escape from.
The secret to happiness and excellence in Norwich, Vt., can be traced to the way the town collectively raises its children.
Scared to be bused to a predominantly white school in New Orleans, the actor was given some empowering advice from his father.
Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap, even in Scandinavia. It might take fathers to change that.
What toys children play with can influence the skills they learn and the possibilities they see for themselves.
In the absence of government policy on paid leave, more private companies are choosing to offer it.
Experts say it’s essential to give kids time and space to play.
In today’s episode, “Updates Part 1: Change Is a Work in Progress,” we catch up with some of our most memorable letter writers.
We encourage kids to trust doctors, but we should teach them that they can say no to something that makes them uneasy.
The show is coming back, CBS announced this week, reminding some of a 1992 skirmish in the culture wars. We take a walk through The Times archives.
How much should parents discuss about such an abhorrent sex crime?
An unusual study of educational attainment in children finds that gene variants linked to parental nurturing were highly influential even though children had not inherited them.