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Are You a Free-Range Parent? You Should Be

Are You a Free-Range Parent? You Should Be

Dr. Jim Taylor  03.23.2015
The topic of free-range children hits home for me on a very personal level. With daughters who are 9 and 7, I experience the conflict between...
Forget Annoying Helicopter Parents. Helicopter Kids Are Way Worse

Forget Annoying Helicopter Parents. Helicopter Kids Are Way Worse

Seth Menachem  03.23.2015
My kids are well liked by their peers. They're socially adept and smart. But when given the choice of chasing a kid up a hill, or sitting...
A Dying Neurosurgeon's Exquisite Message To His Daughter

A Dying Neurosurgeon's Exquisite Message To His Daughter

03.20.2015
Editor's note: This piece was originally published in Stanford Medicine magazine on February 23, 2015; Paul Kalanithi passed away on March...
5 Things Dads Can Do To Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

5 Things Dads Can Do To Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Michael Ascher, M.D.  03.20.2015
As men are now being called upon to spend more time and participate in the direct care of their kids, they often find themselves emotionally...
10 Conversations You Need To Have With Your Kids Between College Acceptance and College Drop-Off

10 Conversations You Need To Have With Your Kids Between College Acceptance and College Drop-Off

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff  03.19.2015
Get out of the nagging business. In college, it's up to the student to manage homework, to talk to the teacher and to keep their room....
Starbucks, Race And Why Some Think It's OK To Ask If My Wife Is The Nanny

Starbucks, Race And Why Some Think It's OK To Ask If My Wife Is The Nanny

Pete Wilgoren  03.19.2015
Imagine getting the double take from someone wondering if my wife is the spouse or the nanny. Yes, people have asked her. On the bus....
What The NICU Taught Me About Fatherhood

What The NICU Taught Me About Fatherhood

Jon Helmkamp  03.19.2015
While I sat in that room, helplessly waiting for both my wife and my daughter to heal, I learned a lot.
Your Tween's Private Photo Could Go Viral. Here's How.

Your Tween's Private Photo Could Go Viral. Here's How.

Galit Breen  03.18.2015
Our kids aren't all that different then we were at this age. But their access to social media makes their quickly made decisions capable...
Holy Crap, You're 10

Holy Crap, You're 10

Pete Wilgoren  03.17.2015
Holy crap you're 10/ Where did the time go/ Double digits are here/ As you continue to grow/ A baby to a little girl.
So You Want to Be a Counselor/Therapist? Let Me Tell You the Different Ways

So You Want to Be a Counselor/Therapist? Let Me Tell You the Different Ways

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz  03.17.2015
There are many career choices that involve varying numbers of years of formal education, specialty training and supervised field placements....
Thank You Dolce & Gabbana

Thank You Dolce & Gabbana

Jim Joseph  03.17.2015
Parents of every flavor are still dealing with the prejudice that comes from not following an unwritten textbook of how it's supposed to...
How I'm Learning To Celebrate My Son's Fearlessness

How I'm Learning To Celebrate My Son's Fearlessness

Andy Miller  03.17.2015
We wanted a son who didn't look at the world and feel fear, and I guess this is what it looks like.
Why I'm Not Ready For My Daughter To Crawl

Why I'm Not Ready For My Daughter To Crawl

Jon Helmkamp  03.16.2015
What happened to the tiny little thing that was completely dependent on mom and dad just a few short months ago?
10 Ways St. Patrick's Day Is Different With Kids

10 Ways St. Patrick's Day Is Different With Kids

Chris Bernholdt  03.16.2015
Before, I was spending lots of time throwing back pints. Now, I am spending time with pint-sized children.