Mr. Ratburn from Arthur gets married. Plus: A reality-TV contestant says he has 114 kids via sperm donations, and how long-distance relationships are thriving in the digital age.
Plus: Keeping a mother’s secret from her son, and are you ready for a relationship or afraid of commitment?
Plus: Your baby’s first word doesn’t mean anything, and what to do if your boyfriend’s mother is a narcissist.
Plus: The rare genetic condition that reshaped a mother’s dreams for her daughter, and segregation in gifted and talented education
Plus: Long-distance friendships, messy conversations about race with an interracial family, and how to raise a boy
Plus: Why friends are replacing priests at weddings, and touching people might be good for you
The ethics of the domestic-labor economy, a cross-border friendship, and Lori Gottlieb’s first patient
Plus: Military families are struggling to make ends meet, and how much homework is too much?
Why teenage boys have more free time than teenage girls, and how to talk (productively) to your family about politics when you disagree
Plus: Teen moms can affect their grandkids’ educational outcomes, and an IRL friendship formed in the “basement” of the internet
Plus: Twins who aren’t quite identical or fraternal, and the story of pen pals who have kept in touch in the digital age
Plus: The myth of the home cooked meal, and the real danger the ‘Momo’ hoax distracts from
Plus: How much leisure time is too much?
Plus: Dispatches from a wedding expo, and inside the lives of a mother-daughter team at the Westminster Dog Show
Active-shooter drills are demanding a lot of maturity from young students, and the economics that drive different parenting styles
Plus: living paycheck to paycheck as a single mom, and why grandparents give so much money to their grandkids
Plus: a dispatch from the March for Life, love letters read aloud, and a disappointing Christmas gift
Plus: selling the family home, parents playing favorites with children, and helping an anxious sibling
Plus: why kids tell such awful jokes, the personality trait that “oils the gears of social interaction,” and how to deal with negative feedback at work
Plus: the dilemma of “white-sounding” names, the case against going out for New Year’s Eve, and moving past a “ruined” wedding