Each generation has its own norms for parenting. Arguing over the differences can be an emotional minefield.
Social ostracism has been a common punishment for millennia. But freezing someone out harms both the victim and the perpetrator.
The disregard for the elderly that’s woven into American culture is hurting everyone.
Children’s-rights advocates have been working to fix statute-of-limitation laws that stop victims from coming forward later in life.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, researchers found that the stress from dealing with the storm had adverse effects on the infants born soon after.
The platform’s youngest stars owe their fame to their parents’ intense work behind the scenes.
In a plea for his estranged wife’s forgiveness at her own concert, the Migos rapper is taking advantage of the cultural weight that’s on his side.
As sperm donation becomes more common, some parents are now starting to introduce kids to their genetic relatives at an early age.
The enduring appeal of toys that need to be fed, changed, and rocked like human babies may be rooted in children’s desire to act like grown-ups.
In the past five or so years, hosting a Thanksgiving meal among friends a week before the actual holiday has become a standard part of the celebration for many young adults.
The “toyery” once made play a part of civic infrastructure. It’s time to bring it back.
Why researchers can't agree after decades of studies
Young people are among the loneliest of all Americans. Schools that teach kids how to deal with feelings of isolation could help put a dent in the epidemic.
Scientists are coming to a consensus that men in America and Europe are experiencing a worsening decrease in fertility. They disagree, however, about why.
What’s black and white and read all over? This article, hopefully.
Abstaining from the breadwinner role offers fathers an opportunity to redefine manhood for themselves.
Unhyphenated double surnames used to be somewhat rare, but the desire to be searchable online is bringing them back.
Conservatives and liberals, feminists and anti-abortion activists have teamed up to advocate for pregnant women’s rights in the workplace—but their reasoning is very different.
The vast majority of U.S. adults think a woman should give up her maiden name when she gets married.
The documentary Far From the Tree argues against holding parents responsible for their kids’ cognitive or mental-health struggles.