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May 15, 2018
‘No broken bones … no major scars’: Parents deny torturing 10 children found living in filth
May 15, 2018 - 1:53pm
May 11, 2018
Christine Duckwitz holds her daughter Isabelle inside her room at the Decatur Correctional Center in Decatur, Ill., on April 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: photo for The Washington Post by Whitney Curtis.
Prisons are allowing mothers to raise their babies behind bars. But is the radical experiment in parenting and punishment a good idea?
May 11, 2018 - 2:30pm
May 10, 2018
Second graders play on an iPad in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 27, 2017. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Why kids and teens may face far more anxiety these days
May 10, 2018 - 10:22pm
Commentary: PTA culture and the working mother
April 10, 2018 - 10:59am
March 27, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 12, 2018
Joe Kimerer / Tippecanoe County Jail
He was supposed to be teaching children how to pitch. Instead, he was secretly teaching them how to masturbate.
March 12, 2018 - 3:36pm
February 13, 2018
Graphic by Danielle Teigen / Forum News Service
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 6, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
January 24, 2018
Why do my kids act like angels at school and like wild things at home?
January 24, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 22, 2018
 A focus group of teens in Santa Monica, Calif. (Jake Michaels/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
January 22, 2018 - 1:45pm
January 17, 2018
A different biological clock: Why some women care more about buying a home than having a baby
January 17, 2018 - 11:56am
January 2, 2018
Parenting Perspectives: Here comes Baby No. 2
January 2, 2018 - 8:35am
December 21, 2017
Members of the Tin Caps, a Little League T-Ball team, wait before a game in Clinton Township, Mich.  (Brittany Greeson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Reminder: Kids are not pro athletes
December 21, 2017 - 1:18pm
December 20, 2017
Smarty sits on a tree with a six-pack of beer. Pickleheadsoup.blogspot.com
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas toy for kids, or a mind game for adults?
December 20, 2017 - 1:44pm
December 19, 2017
July 18: Callie is very excited about today's junk mail. She also has caught the purple pox. It's a rare disease caught only by toddlers who are alone in their room with a marker. Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft / Forum News Service
A year in the life of a 4-year-old (and her mom)
December 19, 2017 - 5:28am
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