Raising a child is complicated and potentially confusing, with conflicting advice available everywhere a parent turns. Economist Emily Oster, a mother of two, dug into the data to help other parents make informed choices about managing their little ones --…
By Paul Solman
Many parents struggle with how to set limits for their kids, to cultivate discipline and appropriate behavior. But what happens when it’s the world that appears unruly, and it’s up to parents to explain why? Author Karen Russell shares her…
Sadly, zip codes of birth do matter in the U.S. and they matter more than we think, argues economist John Komlos.
By John Komlos
You’ve seen them in your Facebook feed. Maybe you’re one yourself — a parent who shares. A lot. A “sharent.”…
By Margaret Myers
By Sarah McHaney
Parents have an increasing number of items to juggle, so striking the right work-life balance can be tricky. Women in particular seek balance -- they comprise of half the workforce but still perform the majority of housework and child care.
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