An interview with Linda Flanagan, the author of “Take Back the Game.”
The mayor of Seoul wants to ease the high cost and low supply of babysitters in the country to encourage more couples to have children.
An essay celebrating the story’s 75th anniversary prompted an outpouring from our readers.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when important truths are withheld from a family’s history.
Following the world’s twee-est band down the Pacific Coast after a divorce and the death of a parent.
Both skateboarding and navigating daily life with a disability involve surprisingly similar ways of engaging with the built environment.
Why I’m worried about some parents’ loss of faith in the education system.
For children there, it isn’t a question of what you want to do outside; it’s whether it is even safe to leave the house.
In the midst of a debate about the content being presented in America’s schools, the equally pressing issue of how teachers teach is in danger of being lost.
It’s the first book many babies receive as a gift, and one of the few that parents will keep when their child is grown. Why does this 75-year-old story have such staying power?
Adam Jones and Chris Henry were once N.F.L. poster athletes for misdeeds. Raising Henry’s children alongside his own, Jones is hoping to help them all avoid the same mistakes.
If you saved me and my sister on a cold, rainy night in Alaska 34 years ago, I would like to thank you.
Readers react to an essay about how the maternal instinct is a myth. Also: A third-party alternative; the work environment; new baseball rules; billionaires.
What a parent’s dementia reveals about God and humanity.
The parenting expert tries to fit it all in, from workouts and pancakes to game time and play dates.
The kids are back in their classrooms — but are they OK? These new titles can provide reassurance, advice and solidarity.
Why we keep having school anxiety dreams, and what they may mean.
I know I shouldn’t be taken in. But then again, the way that sloth hugs her baby …
In “Who’s Raising the Kids?” Susan Linn’s searing indictment of corporate greed, tech companies targeting children are rivaled only by the lawmakers who let them get away with it.
How readers across the country pray with their families.
Definitive statements on open questions isn’t the way.
At the Toronto premiere, she spoke of playing a homophobic mother as “the challenge of a lifetime” because it represents everything she stands against in reality.
When I sent my kids back to school this year, I sent them with my prayers.
Women across the country have seen their own lives reflected in the triumphs and trials of the tennis superstar. Cue the swell of emotion.
Experts say prevention is the best cure.
Readers react to an editorial urging an indictment to show that he “is not above the law.” Also: Abortion and data privacy; Moderna’s suit; children’s mental health.
Once the head of women’s wear for Stella McCartney and Jil Sander, Leena Similu has taken a 180-degree turn into ceramics.
As Apple prepares to unveil new models next week, the smart watch has found an unexpected audience: children as young as 5.
School is for nurturing children’s innate talents and helping them figure out where those gifts, necessarily diverse, fit in the whole.
Merit demands excellence and rigor. It is not, as its critics often insist, an elitist, classist or racist value.
All kinds of kids, from all kinds of families — rich, poor and middle class — need more help with reading than they’re getting in school.
It can be a safe haven for our most vulnerable children.
Otter, a new child care platform, is attracting millions of dollars in venture capital. But can it fix a broken industry?
Según los expertos, los niños no tienen riesgo alto de infección. Pero ofrecen consejos para cuidar a todos en el regreso a clases, desde los más pequeños hasta los universitarios.
Experts say children are not at a high risk of infection. But they have advice to keep everyone — from toddlers to college kids — safe.
The crisis kids face at this point in the pandemic is not the virus but the cost of so many years of disrupted school.
They were once Democrats and Republicans. But fears for their children in the pandemic transformed their thinking, turning them into single-issue voters for November’s midterms.
In a new survey, 43 percent of parents of children ages 6 months through 4 years said they would refuse the shots for their kids. An additional 27 percent were uncertain.
We all know what happened with summer 2020. Then 2021 was dampened by Delta. This year, any anticipated return to revelry has been hampered by … *waves hands at everything.* Is there hope for enjoying the once fun season?
When my adult children came home during Covid lockdown, I loved feeling I could protect them.
The payoff feels somewhat anticlimactic.
It was a milestone in the coronavirus pandemic, 18 months after adults first began receiving shots against the virus. The response from parents was notably muted.
Although opening up shots for children under 5 is a milestone, this long-awaited phase of the U.S. immunization effort is being greeted with mixed emotions.
The vaccines seem safe for children and are likely to protect against severe illness. But data on efficacy is thin, and most children have already been infected.
Parents of 4-year-olds should start the vaccination process as soon as possible, according to experts, even if that means beginning with the lower-dose version.
Here are answers to five common questions.
Some scientists believe that a clearer picture of Covid vaccine efficacy could have emerged sooner if investigators had tracked certain immune cells, not just antibodies.
Covid vaccines for young children are finally coming.
Times readers with babies, toddlers or preschoolers who are unvaccinated against the coronavirus wrote in about worries and strains, loneliness and lost time.
Take this Times test to find out.
My fourth grader thinks about every event she’s missed, and I can’t pretend it doesn’t hurt.
A wave of parents has been radicalized by Covid-era misinformation to reject ordinary childhood immunizations — with potentially lethal consequences.