Readers discuss helicopter parenting and the value of boredom.
I’m a psychiatrist, but I’m also a parent. Where do my loyalties lie?
Don’t diminish them as “puppy love,” experts say.
Taking care of a young child can be the most fascinating thing in the world, but there are times, let’s face it, when it is not.
Stop blaming yourselves. Blame the total lack of social supports.
A kindergarten application essay as a mother’s prompt for self-evaluation.
Two new theater productions in London give fresh perspectives on marriage and parenthood, by looking at them from a gay point of view.
New research shows that hyper-involved parenting is the route to kids’ success in today’s unequal world.
For parents of L.G.B.T.Q. teenagers, slumber parties can be complicated.
Recommending that pregnant women not drink alcohol has been called old-fashioned and even patriarchal. So, as a feminist, my opinion may come as a surprise.
The mother whose chaotic arrest was captured on video as security officers attempted to extract her son from her arms tearfully spoke to to the City Council today.
Boredom teaches us that life isn’t a parade of amusements. More important, it spawns creativity and self-sufficiency.
At home, my father’s unpredictable fury, sometimes violent, could erupt over a missing TV Guide. But at the movies, he became my star.
Instead of a year, parents will get six months, a number that researchers say avoids the pitfalls of longer leaves.
The time comes in any relationship when the initial infatuation dampens a bit. But we’re not breaking up.