Rebuilding After Harvey: ‘Our Son Needs Us’

Kyle Almaguer has a rare syndrome that has kept him in hospitals for most of his life. When Hurricane Harvey hit, his parents struggled to get him to safety. Now they face the daunting task of rebuilding.

Co-Parenting With Alexa

Machines will make a raft of decisions for my kids and others like them as they proceed through life. I’m worried.

The Latest on Lice

The pediatric role in recent years has largely been to reassure, to beg for calm, and to try to get kids back to school as quickly as possible.

Fear the Blanket, Not the Germs

Babies haven’t changed, but parenting standards have.

Talking About the N.F.L. Protests With Kids

Americans may express their opinions without fear of punishment from the government – but free speech isn’t always extended to school-age kids.

Moms at the Mike, on the Verge of a Breakthrough in Comedy

Led by Ali Wong, a generation of women is earning laughs by talking bluntly about the realities of pregnancy and motherhood.

My Husband’s Lover

After the early romance and the blur of new parenthood, this stage of marriage is about deepening our intimacy by accepting our differences.

Why Are Millennials Wary of Freedom?

Fear and anxiety have pushed young people into a defensive posture.

Literacy Builds Life Skills as Well as Language Skills

It’s wrong to think about literacy as just one restricted developmental zone. Reading is about so much more than decoding print.

Can Fathers Have Postpartum Depression?

A growing body of research has given rise to the idea that you don’t have to give birth to develop the “baby blues.”