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Ask Polly: ‘My Parents Don’t Love Me!’
You don’t deserve to get hurt, over and over again.
I Think About This a Lot: This Song About Zach Braff Being Your Dad
Maybe this song sticks with me because it gets to a little tiny truth in the world: we’re trained to see the faces we love everywhere.
mind the pay gap
How a Mother’s Age Affects the Gender Pay Gap
A new study finds women who give birth between 25 and 35 may have a harder time closing the pay gap.
Child-Free People Inspire Moral Outrage
Because it’s so wrong to not have kids, right?
dating in the age of bedtime
Date Ideas for Parents Who Don’t Want to Leave the House
While the baby is asleep, you can creep (on each other).
Letting Your Baby Spend Too Much Time on the iPad Is As Bad As You Think
The new guidelines are more realistic, but they don’t exactly condone screen time.
If Only Kids Knew How Bad Adults Are at Spotting Their Lies
This would’ve been nice to know a little earlier in life.
A Woman Is Suing Her Parents for Posting Embarrassing Childhood Photos Online
“They knew no shame and no limit.”
Being a Mom Is Cool on Pinterest or Etsy, But Not on Twitter
Because Twitter is for dads.
This Onesie, Created by an Exhausted Mom, Got My Baby to Sleep Through the Night
One morning, I got a text from a mom friend that read, “Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit will change your life.”
Youngs Live With Parents More Than Partners for the First Time in Modern Era
Who else could they live with?
You Probably Can’t Tell When Your Kid Is Lying
A new study on parents and “truth bias.”
How to Dress Your Parents for Your Wedding
Hip moms and frugal dads get the paper-doll treatment.
Science Says Emotional Eating Is All Your Parents’ Fault
More things to blame your parents for!
Parents Now Ruining Teens’ Lives by Hiring Dogs to Narc on Them
How could you, Mom?
love and war
Facebook Parents Are Very Threatened by This Baby Bouncer
Rock and roll and freak the hell out.
Yeah, Parents, You Really Need to Awkwardly Talk to Your Kids About Sex
Says a pediatrician in a very convincing YouTube video.
Teenagers Are Happier Than Their Parents Think
Parents, as it turns out, are not so great at estimating the happiness of their children.
How to Plan a Wedding When You’re an Orphan
“When I think about my parents’ absence at my wedding I feel a kind of relief. It’s a guilty kind of relief, but there it is.”
Ask Polly: How Can I Stay Happy When Tragedy Surrounds Me?
Remember, WINTER IS COMING for all of us.
Ask Polly: I’m 25 and My Life Has Been Great, So Why Don’t I Have a Passion?
Because passion takes hard work, and you’ve had it easy.
Parents Are Getting Worse at Telling When Their Kids Are Overweight
Parent-goggles are getting cloudier.
That Grade School Was (Probably) Right to Dump Homework
The research is murky, at best, on the academic merits of traditional homework for younger students.
Parents, Accomplished Creeps, Spying on College Kids With Yik Yak
Parents May Matter a Lot More Than Schools for Getting Kids Into Science
There’s only so much schools — even good ones — can do.
The Benefits of Dad-Texts
Families who text together, stay happy together. Sorta.
Ask Polly: Aging Is Scary, and Life Is a Struggle. Why Keep Going?
It’s not actually so bad. It just looks that way when you’re young.
What It’s Like Growing Up With a Depressed Parent
Hearing from the voices of the kids who lived through it.
Kanye Is Playing the Embarrassing-Dad Long Game
Just being a dad.
Ashton Kutcher Cooked Eggs for Lil’ Zoë Kravitz
Growing Up Kravitz.
What Should You Do If You Accidentally Send Porn to Your Dad?
Actress Anna Friel did it.