parenting

mental health

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.
Mary Sauer
5.31.19
screen time

WHO Says the Problem With Child Screen Time Isn't the Screens, It's Being Sedentary

The new World Health Organization guidelines for children under five recommend limiting screen time—only if it means kids are sedentary for more than an hour.
Caroline Haskins
4.25.19
Cannabis

What It's Like to Tell Your Kids You Love Weed

As attitudes toward cannabis change with policy, parents who use the drug are exploring how to educate their kids about its risks and rewards.
Hannah Hickok
4.23.19
Life

Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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

There are a lot of Emmas being born in Indonesia right now.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.9.19
fertility

Tracking Your Fertility Can Be an Emotional Whirlwind

Women who use fertility tracking apps generally fall into one of five categories.
Yunan Chen
Mayara Costa Figueiredo
12.26.18
Comics!

'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.'
Alex Krokus
12.14.18
psychology

Echoists Are Basically the Opposite of Narcissists

Compliments and special attention tend to make them cringe.
Julie Stewart
12.4.18
Comics!

'Garbagino,' Today's Comic by John McNamee

A rat and some of its friends make a kid out of garbage to help out an adorable old couple.
John McNamee
11.30.18
soccer

Dad Shoves Kid Goalie to Make a Save

Sometimes, just standing around on the sidelines isn't enough. You've got to get a piece of the action.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.8.18
tech harm reduction

This Is How Screen Time Affects the Developing Human Brain

Most teens currently spend an average of 9 hours a day looking at screens.
Jean Twenge
11.7.18
disability

This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon

She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
Michelle Wheeler
11.2.18
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