As winter approaches, we still need to be vigilant about taking precautions.
And how to nip them in the bud before they start.
After months of lockdown, adults just want to get out of the house. For some children, the issue is more fraught.
Tips for creating safe spaces and developing emotional intelligence in your children.
Without preschool and playgroups, the youngest children are missing out on important educational opportunities.
Judge Barrett and Senator Harris negotiate America’s freighted expectations for women.
Paying attention to symptoms like headaches, dizziness and fatigue is crucial, now more than ever.
We followed three providers as demand for their services rose.
The pandemic is forcing moms out of work at great financial, societal and marital costs.
Longtime home-schoolers offer advice on what to do, and what not to do.
In a heavily Asian-American district of Queens, two-thirds of families have chosen not to send their children back to school.
School is (whisper it) a form of child care. Child care, at its best, fosters children’s development. So how did we come to treat them so differently?
A cheat sheet for parents of dino-obsessed kids.
With college admissions significantly altered this year, pay attention to what your child wants and needs.
Car-seat woes, the cost of day care and now the pandemic. Yet a rising number of parents still want more than two children.
Despite the crises of 2020, parents can realistically expect that children born today will outlive them. That wasn’t always the case.
Remote work during the coronavirus pandemic has given executives with children a taste of a different way to live.
I gave birth to two, but I also was a foster parent to another child for a year and a half, and he is still a child of my heart.
Remember the three Ps: pitch, pacing and pausing.
Processing the trauma, and envy, that followed losing a baby.
Nuclear families have always relied on a community for practical support.
Because dating with kids wasn’t tricky enough before the pandemic.
Beneath the mantle of acute apprehension burns a molten core of profound, long-term worry.
Parents are more crucial then ever to their children’s education. Here are two programs, thousands of miles apart, that have helped get them involved.
Figuring out when and how to make the switch can be complicated. Here’s how to make this milestone easier for you and your child.
After the kids go to bed, the grown-ups are drinking and smoking pot to distract themselves from the hellscape that is pandemic parenting.
In the aftermath of an accident, a reminder of how lucky we all are to live another day.
A socially distanced dad hopes that frightening children isn’t a thing of the past.
A lot of families are going to need restructuring by the time this is over. They probably needed it before.
How families in one Oregon community are coping with the aftermath of a massive wildfire.
How masks and distancing may affect emotional development.
Even as faculty members are given more time to meet a deadline for tenure, many say they are getting less work done because of child care needs.
With kids needing so much help in remote learning, we may be pushed to become the parents we never wanted to be.
Selective mutism is a common anxiety condition whereby kids who are normally chatty at home clam up around outsiders or at school.
There is a cultural emphasis on children being with other children, and having them go to school in person.
Fathers will be allowed 10 days of paid time off after voters endorsed a new law despite a conservative backlash that forced a referendum.
‘It’s important to approach this with the idea that there’s no ideal situation. If there were, we’d all be doing it.’
Improvements in gender equality in the workplace may be another casualty of the coronavirus, as women find their place in the work force more at risk.
Experts offer advice on how to recognize the signs of trauma and re-establish some normalcy.
The fate of a law mandating two weeks of paid leave for fathers will be decided at the polls after a conservative backlash forced a referendum.
Schools, forced to cancel in-person classes because of the pandemic, have become more comfortable with remote teaching. That might mean the end of the snow day.
You don’t need Google Classroom, says Ainsley Arment, the founder of Wild + Free, a home-schooling community. Just nature, literature and a community of patient “mamas.”
The “unschooling” movement might help us deal with the problems posed by remote learning.
Experts warn that seemingly harmless interactions with close family and friends may be driving the spread of Covid.
There’s no cure for acute flaccid myelitis, or A.F.M., but early detection is key for better outcomes.
PFAS, industrial chemicals used to waterproof jackets and grease-proof fast-food containers, may disrupt pregnancy with lasting effects.
It’s my daughter’s main social outlet, and I’m not taking it away from her.
Overwhelmed and overworked parents are on the brink. They need to cut themselves some slack.
The pandemic may offer opportunities to help adolescents and young adults make good decisions regarding sexual and social behavior.
Early data for the new school year suggests that attendance in virtual classrooms is down, possibly because students are working or caring for siblings.