Children and Childhood

November 9, 2017

Social Q’s: When Your Daughter Is So Over Your Friend’s Daughter

Advertisement A longtime friend and I have older daughters who are 11. When they were younger, we all got together frequently for play dates and mini-vacations. […]
September 28, 2017

Social Q’s: Hey Kids! How Young Is Too Young to Get Married?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My boyfriend and I are in college. We’ve dated for two years. We talked about getting married after the first year. […]
September 27, 2017

Kids Make the Darndest Viral Videos

Mila and Emma Stauffer, 2-year-old twin sisters who live with their parents and three older siblings near Phoenix, were sitting on the floor, having a discussion […]
April 1, 2017

My Son, My Daughter: A Mother’s Evolution

Isabel Rose, the telegenic heiress to one of New York’s best-known real estate dynasties, has always had an ability to make her publicity-wary family squirm. In […]
December 31, 2016

My Father, the Shapeshifter

LOS ANGELES — On a warm September evening in the Hollywood Hills, guests at a book party for the writer Susan Faludi sipped prosecco and munched […]
November 19, 2016

This Life: When Tech Is a Problem Child

This Life By BRUCE FEILER In the Broadway classic “The Music Man,” set in 1912, the con artist Harold Hill shows up in River City, Iowa, […]
November 9, 2016

The Spy Who Loved Me: The Slippery Slope of Digital Surveillance

SEATTLE — In the middle of a long bicycle ride several weeks ago, I pulled over for a rest and took out my iPhone to send […]
September 9, 2016

Social Q’s: My Son Seems Happy at College. But Is He?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband and I have one son, who started college last month. We’re both surprised that he has come home every […]
July 27, 2016

Kid Models (and Their Moms) Trade Summer Fun for City Auditions

Five children, in brightly colored T-shirts and wrinkled jean shorts, chattered in an eighth-floor office in Manhattan on a recent June day, taking breaks to lick […]
April 16, 2016

Future Tense: The Right to Privacy for Children Online

April 15, 2016 Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE This week, Beyoncé introduced an athleisure clothing line called Ivy Park. The brand’s name derives from a beloved […]