Tis the season for awkward gatherings. Here's how to get beyond, "You're a systems analyst? That's ... fascinating."
American parents don't feed their children wheat gruel and beef broth anymore—food historian Amy Bentley traces the history and science of mass-produced mashed peas.
New research finds a correlation between the down economy and higher numbers of the surgery.
Anticipating the challenges the pill would face, the biologist heading the project chose for his partner a doctor who was well-liked, good-looking, and, most importantly, Catholic.
New research suggests it’s how parents talk to their infants, not just how often, that makes a difference for language development.
Twinsburg, Ohio is home to the annual Twins Days festival—which, in turn, is home to a revolving door of scientists looking to gather genetic data.
For milestones like moving in together, intent (rather than chronology) determines success.
Troubled teens are occasionally sent to corrective outdoor programs, where they hike for days or perform manual labor. But some parents are saying the physical exertion verges on abuse.
Extremes like on-demand breastfeeding can take their toll on parents and children alike.
For pregnant women taking antidepressants, balancing mental health and fetal health can lead to difficult choices.
A new study found that even when parents recognize that their children are overweight, many fail to do anything about it—or even to see it as a problem.
Family dinners build relationships, and help kids do better in school.
A bereaved parent turned to Reddit for comfort. Reddit, in return, proved that online condolences can be more substantial than just "likes."
Redesigning senior living spaces to feel less institutional
I hated exercise—until I learned you don't have to be intense about it.
Compounding the grief of loss are mountains of paperwork.
Dads reflect on the unexpected moments that defined them as parents.
Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.
Learning how to bond with my daughter, who found comfort in the familiarity of being alone, has come through understanding reactive attachment disorder.
The death of my last grandparent saw a generational shift in the structure of my family