Housing and child care costs have dimmed the appeal of New York City for Black parents, and many are heading South.
Single moms who chose to quit their jobs have to navigate child care, health insurance and financial concerns largely on their own. But some have also found a sense of relief.
Readers discuss why some students may adopt a new gender identity at school without their parents’ knowledge.
Representative Jim Jordan, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, demanded documents for an investigation into whether the government mistreated parents scrutinized after threats against school officials.
Male politicians who are parents of young children are wearing their fatherhood on their sleeves and their babies on their chests.
Las madres y padres sienten gran presión para ser prácticos, previsivos y equilibrados en la crianza. Una nueva encuesta muestra que, a menudo, esto significa más compromiso emocional.
Grieving loved ones in public isn’t normal, yet families do it valiantly.
Julia Fox, Marie Kondo and a momfluencing vibe shift.
Parents feel intense pressure to be more hands-on, and a new survey shows this often means more emotional engagement.
Should American parenting place more emphasis on grandkids?
When we talk about health, we should talk about this more.
When students redefine their gender identity without telling their parents.
Educators are facing wrenching new tensions over whether they should tell parents when students socially transition at school.
To help reduce clothing waste, two mothers in San Antonio started a small business reselling used children’s clothes.
Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, shreds a tired trope about working moms.
After leaving an abusive relationship, a new mother finds community online.
U.S. polarization and live-shooter drills make me miss my Chinese government co-parent.
A series on quitting was a hit. But as some readers pointed out, it failed to address a few important concerns. Enter the follow-up series.
The complaints about infants on airplanes say something about our culture of entitlement.
Rather than struggling to compete on the WTA Tour most of 2022, the tennis star focused on her new daughter and raising money to help her fellow Ukrainians.
From celebs to kids, we’re awash in insincere sorrys.
The fatalities occurred over 13 years, including eight since the Rock ’n Play Sleeper was recalled in 2019, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on who has the right to know about someone’s dark past.
In a traditional Catholic town, Alex develops his identity and defends his dreams.
In a traditional Catholic town, Alex develops his identity and defends his dreams as a transgender man.
When a viral question goes viral.
The pandemic gave some parents a reprieve. That may be over.
A baby boomlet may not have been 2021’s only productivity increase.
As programs expire, such federal spending is returning to prior levels: $1 for every $6 spent on older adults.
Definitive statements on open questions isn’t the way.
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.
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.