Men Have Every Right to Complain About Parenting
August 06, 2014
Why we need more men to speak openly about the challenges and joys of raising kids.
Brain research shows that fathers who are secondary to a female caregiver are more engaged as thinkers and planners. But men raising a child without a female partner were found to have the same level of emotional response as a mother.
Kids Can Tell When You're Not Telling the Whole Truth
June 18, 2014
And they know they should act on it.
The Wild, Unregulated Business of After-School Programs
December 02, 2013
How much do you really know about that soccer coach or piano teacher?
China's One-Child Policy Has Had Some Surprising Consequences for Kids
November 15, 2013
What your child would be like in a country of only children
Big Mother Is Watching You
October 29, 2013
The creepy new technology of spying on your kids
Have Professional Women Created a Worse World for Their Working Class Peers?
September 25, 2013
In her new book, The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World, British economist Alison Wolf argues that as the gap between genders has narrowed for the affluent, the gap between rich and poor women has broadened.
Tests Make Kids Smarter. Let's Give Them More.
September 24, 2013
Why American schools need more testing, not less.
Stop Forcing Your Kids to Learn a Musical Instrument
September 16, 2013
Our daughter Rebekah, who is in second grade, takes three after-school classes every week. On Monday there is violin; on Wednesday, Hebrew; and on Thursday, ballet.
Early Childhood Gets What It Needs: A Star Supporter
June 14, 2013
Hillary Clinton is making some news today. And while it’s not about whether she’ll run for president, it’s about an idea she's likely to embrace if she does: improving early childhood care and education.