Dear Mr. Dad: My first baby is due in a few months, but I’m going to miss the birth. I’ve been out of work for more than a year and just landed a great job. The problem is that I need to go to across the country for a six-week training that starts on my baby’s due...read more
Dear Mr. Dad: We’re a few months away from becoming parents for the first time and we’ve been sanitizing our house to prepare it for our baby. We’ve got antibacterial soaps all over the place—no one’s going to touch our baby with dirty hands! We’re planning to give...read more
Interviews with Eric Jensen, coauthor of “Turnaround Tools for the Teenage Brain,” about how to help underperforming students become lifelong learners; and Lauren Sandler, author of “One and Only,” about the freedom of having an only child—and the joy of being one.
Dear Mr. Dad: My 13-year-old son is a complete screen addict. He’s on his phone or a game console or a computer all the time. You’ve written a lot about how to get kids to unplug, and I know that as the parent, I can shut off his phone or remove the devices from the...read more
Interview with journalist Caitlin Flanagan, about her “Atlantic Monthly” article on how helicopter parents cause binge drinking among college students.
Before you have kids, it’s hard to anticipate the sheer number of products that will start filling your house not long after your first child arrives. Some, like car seats, playpens, baby gates, and parenting books for new dads, make a lot of sense. Others seem...read more
Interviews with Gary Mayerson, author of “How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child, about combatting bullying and how to get effective services for children with autism or developmental disabilities; and journalist Caitlin Flanagan, about how helicopter parents cause binge drinking among college students.
The world can be a dangerous place, but there are plenty of warning signs that are designed to keep us safe. Here’s a vlog with some of our favorites. For more tips, advice, stories, vlogs, and other great content from some terrific travelMANagers on planning...read more
Dear Mr. Dad: I’m a new dad, and a month or so after our son was born, my wife started acting strangely. Thanks to an article you wrote a while back, I recognized the signs of postpartum depression—she was sleeping more than usual, putting on weight, crying a lot,...read more
Interview with Devorah Heitner, author of “Screenwise,” about helping kids thrive and survive in their digital world.