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June 16, 2018
Parents need to think about a child’s maturity level, problem-solving skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency. Children should know who to contact if an emergency happens and they cannot reach their parents. Stock image
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
June 8, 2018
Flu killed 172 children this season, the highest death toll in nearly a decade
June 8, 2018 - 10:49am
June 3, 2018
Kai Roppe, left, and his brother Keaton, get ready to knock knuckles Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the NICU reunion at Essentia Health in Fargo. The twins, who will be 2 years old in a couple of weeks, had spent months in the neonatal intensive care unit, said their mother, Natalie Roppe, right. Kai is held by his grandmother, Jody Wibe. (Helmut Schmidt / Forum News Service)
A celebration of life: Fargo’s Essentia NICU reunion gives families, staff time to enjoy ‘their miracles’
June 3, 2018 - 7:37pm
May 15, 2018
‘No broken bones … no major scars’: Parents deny torturing 10 children found living in filth
May 15, 2018 - 1:53pm
May 11, 2018
Christine Duckwitz holds her daughter Isabelle inside her room at the Decatur Correctional Center in Decatur, Ill., on April 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: photo for The Washington Post by Whitney Curtis.
Prisons are allowing mothers to raise their babies behind bars. But is the radical experiment in parenting and punishment a good idea?
May 11, 2018 - 2:30pm
May 10, 2018
Second graders play on an iPad in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 27, 2017. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Why kids and teens may face far more anxiety these days
May 10, 2018 - 10:22pm
Commentary: PTA culture and the working mother
April 10, 2018 - 10:59am
March 27, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
March 12, 2018
Joe Kimerer / Tippecanoe County Jail
He was supposed to be teaching children how to pitch. Instead, he was secretly teaching them how to masturbate.
March 12, 2018 - 3:36pm
February 13, 2018
Graphic by Danielle Teigen / Forum News Service
I'm glad my daughter has an older brother -- here's why
February 13, 2018 - 11:00am
February 6, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
No 'mom guilt,' but 'wife guilt' aplenty
February 6, 2018 - 8:30am
January 24, 2018
Why do my kids act like angels at school and like wild things at home?
January 24, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 22, 2018
 A focus group of teens in Santa Monica, Calif. (Jake Michaels/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
January 22, 2018 - 1:45pm
January 17, 2018
A different biological clock: Why some women care more about buying a home than having a baby
January 17, 2018 - 11:56am
January 2, 2018
Parenting Perspectives: Here comes Baby No. 2
January 2, 2018 - 8:35am
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