Family

Politician Triggers Parenting Debate after Leaving Son ‘Home Alone’

What is the appropriate age to leave a child home alone?

3 Reasons to Embrace the Single Life

You can still live a meaningful, fulfilling, happy life without ever bringing a partner into the mix. 

Are Schools Flunking Their Primary Purpose?

Many young adults no longer know how to do simple, basic skills.

A Former Teacher’s Smart Advice on How to Fix Education

It offers benefits to students who want a challenge and those who need more time and help.

The Best Way to Teach Kids to Hate History? Rely Only on Textbooks

"Textbooks are so badly written. They're boring!"

Psychologist: What Happened to Common-Sense Parenting?

Is it possible that we’ve taken parenting to an extreme that is hurting both adults and children?

In Defense of Chores

Chores cement children as part of the household and part of the family while giving them skills they will use throughout life.

Did Pediatricians Really Say More Screen Time is Okay?

Or are they only telling us what we all want to hear?

Want to See Your Child at School? Pass a Background Check

Are schools trying to remove parents from education?

‘Unhappily Unmarrieds’ – Are There More Than We Realize?

"For me, the concept of being ‘happily unmarried’ doesn’t exist. It’s just a self-protection mechanism against sadness and rejection."

Women Still Need Men

Enough with the man-hating

Should Life Be Happy or Meaningful?

What makes for a good life? We all strive for happiness, but does that do the trick?

Why Young Adults Can’t Get Off ADHD Drugs

What seemed like a quick fix for busy parents and teachers with energetic kids has now become a serious problem.

Is the Government Too Involved in Child-Rearing?

“I didn’t set out to be a radical, I just wanted my kids swaddled at day care.”

America’s Ghost Legions of Idle Men

America’s Ghost Legions of Idle Men

Never before in American history have so many men done absolutely nothing.

What Meditation Can Do For Your Brain

New research suggests it can thicken parts of your gray matter in some key areas.

6 Healthy Relationship Habits that are Often Mistaken as Unhealthy

John Gottman, a psychologist and relationship counselor, said these six things actually often are signs of a healthy relationship.

Neuroscientist: Some Vegetative Patients Can Communicate

"Sometimes, the lights inside are still on. We must help these patients trapped in the prisons of their own bodies." 

Hormonal Contraception Linked to Depression, Study Finds

A huge study finds that users face higher risks to their mental health.

In Defense of Potty-Mouthed Millennials

A new study shows that millennials love dropping ‘the occasional F bomb’ at work. 

Teacher: Stop Being Your Child’s Friend

Without clear boundaries for behavior, children will naturally try their luck.

Preschool CAN Help Kids—If it Includes This Element, Study Finds

Finally, a victory for universal preschool, right? Not so fast.

Does Watching TV Together Count as ‘Family Bonding’?

A new study found that is the most common activity used to ‘bring the whole family together.’

Psychologist: Stop Catering to Kids’ Emotional Whims

The best way “to raise emotional tyrants” is to “feed the beast.”

Is it Time We Got Serious about Teaching Logic?

After the first presidential debate of 2016, CNN decided to see what the kids thought of the spectacle. The answer? Not much:

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