Absolute Obedience to My Asian Parents Affected My Mental Health

Filial piety is a concept common to many Asian households, wherein children are expected to honour their parents in all their actions. Experts say it’s not always healthy.


Both Parents’ Drinking Habits Matter When They’re Trying to Have a Baby

Reproductive health has long focused on the pregnant person's behavior—but their partner's lifestyle is important, too.


How to Radicalize Your Parents on Climate Change

It's possible to change someone's mind on climate change—if you're related to them.


Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.


'Classic Dads' Could Die Out with Our Generation

Do I have it in me to purposefully embarrass my children in front of their boyfriends and girlfriends? I'm not so sure.


Postpartum OCD Is Real. This Is What You Need to Know About It

The sheer volume of terrifying thoughts can transform new-parent nerves into unmanageable anxiety.


'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.


Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”


Indonesian District Wants to Ban Parents From Giving Their Babies 'Foreign Names'

There's a lot of Emmas being born in Indonesia right now.


'Good Parents Die Hard,' Today's Comic by Alex Krokus

Check out these funny comics about people trying to be good parents and a man's rise to fame after his game-changing theory about 'Die Hard.'


Echoists Are Basically the Opposite of Narcissists

Compliments and special attention tend to make them cringe.


Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life

But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.