Kristi Pahr is a veteran freelance writer and editor and a mother of two who covers policy and government as they relate to parenting and families as well as health, lifestyle, and cannabis. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Parents Magazine, Real Simple, InStyle, and many others. You can follow Kristi on Twitter at @kristipahr.
Childhood Trauma Linked To Mental Health Issues In Adulthood
Two new studies find that childhood trauma stays with us for life.
Flight Attendants Want To Ban ‘Lap Babies’ From Planes
It’s not safe for your toddler to sit in your lap on an airplane, experts say.
Using Google Maps Will Cost You More Than Your Sense Of Direction
Neglecting your sense of direction has real cognitive consequences.
American IQs Are Dropping. Here's Why It Might Not Be A Bad Thing
This is what a “reverse Flynn effect” is.
One Million Fords And Lincolns Recalled Due To Break Fluid Leaks
Here's what you need to know.
Mediterranean Diets Reduce Prostate Cancer & Dementia Risk, Studies Find
Is there anything the Mediterranean diet can’t do?
Is There A Child Tax Credit 2023? Here's What Parents Should Know
President Biden signaled support for renewing the Child Tax Credit in 2023. Does that mean parents will get one?
What's The Difference Between A ‘Grower’ And A ‘Shower?’ Science Has An Answer
How do you know which one you are?
Vasectomies Are Even Safer Than Previously Thought, Study Finds
Remote Work Might Have Led To Today’s Mini Baby Boom
A new study explores the connection between flexibility at work and making babies.
Mediterranean, MIND Diets Might Help Ward Off Alzheimer's, Study Finds
Protect your brain health.
Paid Sick Leave Helps Businesses Profit, Study Finds
Companies that offered paid leave experienced greater profit, improved employee morale, better business performance, and better employee retention.
Parental Support Of LGBTQ+ Teens Is Deeply Important, Study Finds
LGBTQ+ children who feel supported by their parents have fewer symptoms of depression, according to a new study.
Men In This Line Of Work Tend To Have A Higher Sperm Count
A new study has found that male fertility can be boosted by picking up some dumbbells.
A Bernie Sanders Bill Could Save Social Security & Our Retirements
Social Security is set to become insolvent in just about a decade. But what does that mean? And why is the fund struggling so much?
5 Tips To Maximize Your Tax Refund This Year
Pay close attention to these areas when filing your taxes, as they could seriously beef up your refund.
4-Day Work Week Study: Short Week Increases Happiness, Life Satisfaction
A new study confirms once again what many researchers and companies are coming to realize about a shorter work week.
What To Know About Filing Taxes If You Got Divorced In 2022
Divorce changes a lot about your life — including how you file your taxes. Here’s what you need to know to make the process as smooth as possible.
Survey: Most Borrowers Say Financial Stability Relies On Loan Forgiveness
56% of respondents say their financial security will be at risk once the pandemic-era payment pause officially ends.
Penises Have Grown Dramatically Over Past Few Decades, Study Finds
A new study has found that the average size of a penis has lengthened significantly. What does that mean?