Three new books delve into the choices faced by modern families.
Las reglas absolutas sobre los niños y la tecnología no ayudan, dice una experta en desarrollo infantil.
What parents can learn from the strategies of well-run companies.
Many families and experts say Beijing’s education overhaul will help the rich and make the system even more competitive for those who can barely afford it.
The U.S. seems to be in the middle of a pervasive psychological decline.
The changing guidance and requirements as Covid cases surge. Also: Don't count cities out; Yosemite's charred landscape; with children, and without; essential workers.
As the Delta variant rages, parents remain confused about how their children can safely return to classrooms in the midst of a pandemic. Here are answers to common questions.
Some parents feel awkward and reluctant to discuss bodies, consent and sexuality; their kids pay the price.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on considering someone’s point of view when paying for their services.
Absolute rules about children and technology don’t help, says a child development expert.
Some companies are marketing baby soaps, lotions, supplements and more as being ‘biome-friendly.’ But there’s reason to be skeptical.
Two weeks ago, a campaign to encourage public school students to get vaccinated was halted when Republican elected officials complained that parents should make the decisions.
To develop a closer bond with my nephew, I asked the experts where to start.
Stable, affordable housing was out of reach for a San Francisco Bay Area family. So they built a home without a house.
Many men struggle with mental health after becoming fathers. But stigma and societal norms keep them from getting help.
Sometimes a trip with small children means the same chores in a different place. Here’s advice on how to make it a vacation.
Between parental standoffs and handoffs, these siblings formed an unshakable bond.
Your child’s doctor can offer support when it comes to gender identity and sexual orientation.
How to deal with forgetfulness, and embrace your mind’s new ‘superpowers.’
Americans should learn the whole truth about our history. But it still makes sense to start with heroism and inspiration.
The guidance acknowledges that many students have suffered from months of virtual learning.
Overscheduling them with extracurriculars or putting them in front of screens aren’t the only choices.
Tres décadas después de su separación, una escritora celebra el que habría sido su aniversario 44 de bodas con un sentimiento de aceptación.
How to follow your heart, even if it disappoints your parents.
With low virus rates easing safety concerns, more than 200,000 children have been enrolled in the city’s summer learning program.
Instead of walking down the aisle, the father of the bride escorted his daughter to her new husband in a road trip to Texas, forging a new, special bond.
In some parts of the country, the first day of school is six or seven weeks away. It takes at least five weeks to get both doses of the Pfizer vaccine and have them be fully effective.
Eventually my son will develop his own style, but what should he wear until then?
Expert advice on how to gently offer help and compassion.
Un matrimonio iraní ha confesado haber asesinado y desmembrado a su hijo años después de matar a su hija y el marido de esta. No se arrepienten.
Three decades after her divorce, the novelist Joyce Maynard celebrates what would have been her 44th wedding anniversary.
How to keep your family safe as you celebrate.
Here are six ways I’ve attempted to find space for myself in this odd pandemic year.
The pandemic has been rough for mothers everywhere. But a new study found the employment gender gap was widest in the U.S. and Canada, compared with 26 other developed countries.
In the United States, 1.3 million mothers are out of work because of the pandemic. Their losses are more than economic. Across backgrounds and careers, they describe a loss of identity.
There’s a saying, “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.” For Mother’s Day, we’re remembering a handful of influential moms.
Podcast offerings for kids have exploded in the past year. Here are some of the best shows for 6- to 10-year-olds.
An expert's guide to sleep training
A series that examines the pandemic’s effect on working mothers in America.
Use these mediation techniques to build empathy and help them settle disputes themselves.
Hoping to celebrate the holidays with your kids without going overboard? Here are some tips.
Independent play is a skill your kids will use for the rest of their lives — and a way to claim some time for yourself this winter.
The beloved children’s book author on creativity, control and why even a good childhood is hard.
Each week, the editors of The New York Times’s Parenting section ask readers to share little victories that have made the long days of pandemic child-rearing a bit easier.
Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled the start of in-person classes for the country’s largest school system just three days before they were set to begin, sowing even more confusing among parents and educators.
‘The most wonderful thing is that you’re home with your kids all the time. And the worst thing is that you’re home, with your kids, all the time.’
Sixteen women on their personal transformations.
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