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These methods will make screen time more enriching for your kids
Think of the screen as a toolbox and all of the apps, shows, and videos as the tools themselves.
Fun family games that aren’t Scrabble or Monopoly
Build railroads and settlements, make up stories, and find your agents in the field.
The pandemic is domesticating men like never before
And the trend might last if employers allow more flexible work situations in the future.
Let your kids be bored—it’s healthy.
Every moment of social distancing doesn’t have to be scheduled.
DNA tests can’t tell you your race
Many people turn to companies like 23andMe to learn about ancestry and ethnicity. But the genetic connection is far more complicated than the industry lets on.
The first paternity tests involved ‘blood vibration.’ They didn’t work.
7 things parents should know about the measles outbreak
Medical professionals answer your biggest questions.
Teens’ screen addiction might be contagious, and parents are patient zero
New research shows they learned it by watching you.
200,000 asteroids trace their origins to just a handful of obliterated parents
And that’s only the inner asteroid belt.
These 1950s experiments showed us the trauma of parent-child separation. Now experts say they’re too unethical to repeat—even on monkeys.
A childhood without affection can be devastating, even if basic needs are met.