Opinion: Parents Can — And Must — Talk About Ugly 2016 Politics With Kids
A child psychiatrist argues that in this ugly political season, parents can't just chuckle and tell kids that politics is a contact sport; they have an obligation to step in and explain the importance of disagreeing in a reasoned and civil way.
Work-Family Crunch: Parents Resort To ER To Get Kids Back Into Daycare
As the White House considers family-friendlier policies, a new study looks at how over-stringent daycare rules on children's illnesses drives many parents to the seek urgent medical care for the "socioeconomic emergency" of needing to get back to work.
Unraveling My Childhood Asthma: Did Motherhood Cure It?
As a child, I never realized it, but looking back I see it clearly: for all my suffering, asthma distinguished me. Got me noticed. In a childhood of disorder -- marked by my mother's death and family chaos and constant moving -- my own illness provided order. It wasn't until the birth of my first child that my symptoms truly ceased.