Western parents who adopt from the developing world often believe they're offering those children a happier, better life. A recent article suggests that in many cases, the facts of international adoption aren't what they seem.
Are the Mommy Wars over? On Slate's DoubleX blog, writer Jessica Grose argues that they are -- at least in the U.S.
The parenting blogosphere is in a frenzy over Jennifer Senior's cover story in the current issue of New York Magazine, wherein she tackles the shocking concept that, you know, parenting is hard. And parents often hate it, while still loving their children.
Free-range kids, or safety first? Oliver and Gillian Schonrock are in favor of their two kids, an 8-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy, riding their bikes to school each day on their own. Their school? Not so much.
Everyone's attacking Provincetown's controversial policy to offer free condoms to elementary school students, but I'm for it.
It's such an honor to be chosen as a child's godparent, and it feels like such a big responsibility to select godparents for your own children. And yet, years later, how many godparents are really doing anything at all for their young charges?