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Infants

Baby Grunts Are A Red Flag That No Parent Should Ignore

ByChristian Dashiell

It maybe be constipation, but experts say there’s a good chance it could be something much worse.

Skills

A Good Childhood Is Better Than A Perfect One

ByDan Robitzski

In an attempt to keep children happy now, many parents may be failing to help children develop the skills to pursue happiness for the rest of their lives.

Life

The Moment I Realized I’d Be OK as a Parent After Losing My Wife

ByAs Told To Fatherly

Jason, a 37-year-old recently widowed dad from Atlanta, explains how he stepped up for his daughter on a rocky flight. 

Parenting

I Bribed My Kid’s Way Into an Elite Preschool. I Don’t Regret It.

ByAnonymous

Reading about college admissions scandal has been a sort of odd experience for me.

Kids' Health

What To Do About A Child’s Night Terrors

ByLauren Steele

Preventative measures go a long way to putting an end to your child's night terrors.

Environment

Is It Okay To Get Pregnant When The World Is On Fire?

ByAlex French

Your children will inherit the Earth. With an unfurling climate emergency, what does that even mean? Columbia University’s writer in residence Meehan Crist has a few ideas.

Parenting

I Parented Like It Was The ’80s For A Week And Realized I’d Rather Helicopter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Taking a cue from my parents, I let my kids run amok.

Kids' Health

How To (Responsibly) Talk To Girls About Gaining Or Losing Weight

ByLauren Vinopal

Obesity is a health risk, but parents aren't helping when they provide unsolicited feedback on their daughters' bodies.

Parenting

How To Be A Man According To 15 Dads

ByMatt Christensen

We asked 15 men "What's the most important lesson you want to teach your son about being a man?" Here's what they said.

Racism

How To Talk To Young Kids About Racism And Racial Bias

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Two specific questions can get the ball rolling for parents hesitant to talk about race.

Kids' Health

How To Fix Nursemaid’s Elbow, According To A Surgeon

ByJoshua A. Krisch

Nursemaid's elbow is nothing to freak out about. Here's what parents need to know.

Parenting

How To Raise A Skeptical Kid Without Raising A Cynic

ByPatrick A. Coleman

The world is slick with snake oil. Teach your kid to be smart out there.

Diaper Changes

How To Change A Baby Without A Changing Table

ByMatthew Utley

When parents have to improvise on changing diapers, safety comes first — and a well-stocked diaper bag makes it easier.

Parenting

Timeouts Can Help Children, But You’re Doing Them Wrong

ByLauren Vinopal

Timeouts don't make children feel rejected and neglected — parents who are bad at doling them out do.

Health

7 Common Car Seat Mistakes You Might Not Know You’re Making

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Read the dang manual.

Fatherhood

The Scientific Ways Older Dads And Young Dads Are Different

ByLauren Vinopal

Plenty of men are delaying parenthood, and that can mean a lot of different things for their kids, scientists warn.