Interview with William Miller, author of “The Microcosm Within,” about the myths and truth about vaccines, the lives they’ve saved, and what happens when people don’t vaccinate their kids.
Interviews with Alice Domar, author of “Finding Calm for the Expectant Mom,” about reducing stress, anxiety, and mood swings during your pregnancy; and William Miller, author of “The Microcosm Within,” about the myths and truth about vaccines, the lives they’ve saved, and what happens when people don’t vaccinate their kids.
Dear Mr. Dad: My 13-year-old son’s backpack weighs a ton (actually, 25 pounds, but it feels like a ton), and I’m afraid he’s going to hurt himself hauling it around. You’ve talked about the dangers of overloaded packs before, but as far as I can tell, backpacks don’t...read more
Did you know that every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States? That can be a pretty scary thought—and will probably (hopefully) get you thinking about making sure your child is safely snuggled into a car seat every time you head...read more
Well, school’s well underway and hopefully you’ve loaded up on markers, pencils, protractors, and other school supplies. But what if you underestimated how much stuff your child has to lug to school and just realized that she needs a bigger backpack? And what if your...read more
Dear Mr. Dad: I’m in my early 70s now and just retired. I put in long hours and did a lot of travel when I was working, so I wasn’t around for my son and daughter as much as I wish I could have been. But now that I’m a grandfather, I don’t want to miss an opportunity...read more
Babies are hard-wired to explore—and that’s a good thing. By exploring, babies learn about their world: how objects move, their textures, what sounds they make when they’re dropped or thrown or squished, how they respond to getting poked or prodded, and how they look...read more
Interview with Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of “How to Raise an Adult,” on the devastating consequences of overparenting and how we can avoid it.
Finding out that your child is dealing with a disability will send you through a wide range of emotions, including everything from fear to resentment, guilt to frustration, and even denial. Parenting is plenty complex already. So when you add in a chronically ill or...read more
Dear Mr. Dad. My 5-year old daughter loves sports. My wife wants to sign her up for all sorts of teams but I’m not so sure. When I was a kid, my dad put a lot of pressure on me to do every sport possible and was so obnoxious on the sidelines that I ended up hating it....read more