November 7, 2017

Modern Love: Looking for the ‘Bad Mother?’ She’s Still Here

Advertisement It was 2005 when Ayelet Waldman declared in Modern Love that she was the only one in her Mommy and Me class who was still […]
November 6, 2017

This Life: App Time for Nap Time: The Parennials Are Here

Advertisement When Anne Halsall, 34, brought her first son home from the hospital in 2012, she eagerly followed the best advice about breast-feeding. Her son, however, […]
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 […]
May 10, 2017

An App for Mothers Who Missed Out on Tinder

At the end of a first date, Jamie Kolnick, a business owner in Manhattan, didn’t want it to end. She walked her new companion home to […]
March 10, 2017

Modern Love: When Mothers Bully Back

Modern Love By SUSAN PERABO Many years ago, I threw a playground ball at the head of a boy who was repeatedly dunking my young son […]
December 22, 2016

Social Q’s: Should I Stay Silent During One Child’s Populist Taunt of Another?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband and I went to a Hanukkah party, where I witnessed the hosts’ son (about 12) tease a younger girl […]
December 9, 2016

Social Q’s: I Learned My Teenage Son Is Being Bullied. Should I Tell Him?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES Last week, a woman I barely know came up to me reluctantly to tell me that, according to her teenage daughter, […]
October 6, 2016

Social Q’s: An Affair to Forget

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband’s co-worker is going to be the best man at a wedding. But he has shared with several colleagues his […]
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 […]