Should The Times run ads that argue against scientific consensus? And was reporting on the recent WikiLeaks document dump the right call?
March 9, 2017 To the Editor: Re “An Unlikely Champion of Affordable Child Care” (news article, March 3): President Trump’s proposed child care plan, promoted by his daughter Ivanka, would serve to put the Trump brand on an important social policy reform but do little to help the low-income families who most need help paying for services. According to a recent Tax Policy Center report,…
March 8, 2017 Adolescence By LISA DAMOUR By now parents are familiar with the worrisome finding that the thrill-seeking centers of the adolescent brain can readily outmatch the teenage brain’s emerging rational control systems. I count myself among the adults who find this neurological account of adolescent recklessness to be both clarifying and confounding. It helpfully explains why really thoughtful teenagers sometimes do really dumb…
By VALERIE JUNE March 7, 2017 Although my dad was one of the friendliest people I’ve ever known, his life seemed to be fully focused on his family and his businesses. My father had two companies: Music Makers Productions, where he promoted the likes of Prince and Bobby Womack, and Hockett Construction and Demolition Company, where he made the bulk of his living for his wife and…
Try as we may, there is no hope of controlling all the things that can go wrong with our kids. But those things still keep us up at night.
At a country music concert, my 11-year-old son taught me a lesson about refraining from snap judgments.
In his address to Congress, the president promised to reduce the cost of day care. But his plan has skeptics on the right and left.
The magazine’s ethicist columnist on whether to report a driver you believe was DUI and whether to tell your friend’s divorce lawyer about the illegal actions of her ex.
Even a mildly insulting comment impaired the performance of doctors and nurses, a new study finds.
The New York Times would like to hear from women about how they’re experiencing motherhood.