Parents

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
This Week in Science

Giving Parents Therapy Can Help Their Anxious Children

This week in science: a new approach to brain stimulation for hard-to-treat depression, and how parents could inadvertently be encouraging their kid's anxiety.
Shayla Love
3.15.19
Money

The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents’ Living Expenses

We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.
Ebony-Renee Baker
1.24.19
Sex

My Childhood Was the Real-Life Version of Netflix's 'Sex Education'

"When I was 14, my dad came to my school to give a guest lecture on venereal diseases and safe sex."
Laura Antonia
1.23.19
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
Parents

People Described the Weirdest Lies Their Parents Told Them as Kids

"For some reason, my dad told me that he gave birth to me."
Iva Parađanin
11.23.18
LGBTQ

How I Accidentally Found Out My Dad Is Gay

I burst out crying—something I wish I hadn't done.
Julien Goyet
11.20.18
Food

The Moment in Adulthood When You Realize Your Parents' Cooking Kind of Sucks

For years, I was utterly convinced that all my childhood meals were worthy of three Michelin stars. Then I tasted legitimately good food.
Chason Gordon
10.22.18
Comics!

'Camping '97,' Today's Comic by Adam Desouza

Two boys go on a camping trip to see if UFOs are real.
Adam Desouza
10.16.18
Autism

Pop Culture Taught Me How to Hide My Autism

Around my parents I was Angela from ‘My So-Called Life,’ with my friends I was Cher from ‘Clueless,’ and in front of boys I became Alice from ‘Closer.’
Madeleine Ryan
10.15.18
Photos

Like Mother, Unlike Daughter: Portraits of Women Defining Their Own Femininity

We talked to photographer Nadia Rompas about her series that unpacks mother-daughter relationships and gender stereotypes in Indonesia.
Alice .
10.9.18
Menk, by John Doran

How My Father's Sickness Brought Back the Pain of My Childhood

After all these years and near-death experiences, I still can't have an honest conversation with my father.
John Doran
10.8.18
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