Families and Family Life

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 […]
June 17, 2017

Father-Daughter Dance Gets a Makeover in ‘Modern Family’ Era

The annual father-daughter dance at Benito Martinez Elementary School in El Paso is a highlight on the school calendar. Candy-color tablecloths camouflage cafeteria tables, and strobe […]
March 18, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. Is His Own Kind of Trump

Donald Trump Jr. is the Trump who has not always seemed at ease with being a Trump. He grew up in the penthouse of Trump Tower […]
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, […]
October 1, 2016

The Other Trump

Like place cards at a society wedding or the lineup at a Soviet May Day parade, the seating at a campaign event is a GPS map […]
September 23, 2016

Social Q’s: Siblings Who Don’t Play Nice After a Mother’s Death

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES It has been two years since my mother died, and the Jewish holidays are around the corner again. The problem: They […]
September 17, 2016

Table for Three: Table for Three: Elizabeth Warren and Tracee Ellis Ross on the Road to Activism

Table for Three By PHILIP GALANES Tracee Ellis Ross may be working 14 hours a day in Los Angeles on her hit TV show, “black-ish.” “But […]
July 15, 2016

Modern Love: At Sea, and Seeking a Safe Harbor

Modern Love By PUTSATA REANG This past December, after not talking to me for several months, my mother called from her rural Oregon home. I listened […]
April 7, 2016

Social Q’s: For Co-Workers, What’s in a (Nick)Name

April 7, 2016 Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I am a woman in my 20s and work in a small, friendly office of 20 people. My […]
April 1, 2016

Social Q’s: A Teenage Girl Searching for a New Normal

March 31, 2016 Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I am a 16-year-old girl who was in a serious car crash. I had to have muscle grafts […]