Parents of adolescents are often confronted by a puzzling sequence of events. First, teenagers bring us their problems; second, we earnestly offer suggestions and solutions; and third, teenagers dismiss
My daughter strongly disagreed with my suggestion, saying that the coach knew she wanted to play more, as did every other player sitting on the bench. She pointed out that I’d always told her “There is
Two recent studies from researchers with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital used special MRI scans to show how developing brains are improved by reading, and absolutely scrambled by staring at screens. Researchers
Adults’ digital habits could be hazardous to children’s speech and language development. It's time to act. We’ve all seen it, and many of us are guilty of it: A parent is preoccupied using a phone at playground,
An Indiana woman is the mother of twins who don’t actually share the same birthday, the same birth year — or even the same birth decade — after giving birth to one child on New Year’s Eve and another New
My brother and I grew up with a lot of adults in our life — aunts and uncles and godparents and family friends we’d known since we were born. My parents were good at friendship, even as busy professionals
A Dad's Hilarious Hack For Keeping the Kids Quiet Is Going Viral Because, Hey, It's Pretty Ingenious!
Mom of four Monica Weber has always considered her husband, Michael, to be pretty crafty. But his recent idea for getting his kids to stay put for a bit after he came off a 12-hour shift as an operating