The much-examined generation born between 1980 and 2000 are now having children of their own, and parenting very differently from their forebears.
The death of a child can leave an absence that is ever-present. The Sugars and the writer Jessica Handler read letters from people living in the shadow of their parents’ grief.
Op-Ed Contributor By PATRICK SAUER October 31, 2017 Last Friday Netflix dropped the second season of “Stranger Things,” its surprise hit from 2016 that’s part horror story, part buddy comedy, but above all, an addictive homage to the early 1980s. And while the show, which revolves around supernatural goings-on in the fictional town of Hawkins, Ind., nods to everything from “E.T.” to synth-pop, the nostalgic takeaway for…
After years of challenges in making friends, I cherish a ritual that other parents can take for granted.
Responding to a child’s anger with adult anger makes things worse, and misses the question of what is going on with the child.
Recalling a grandmother’s tale about arriving in New York.
Fine Arts & Exhibits By BARBARA POLLACK October 27, 2017 No one would accuse Gary Hume’s paintings of being confessional or revealing. He came to fame on the crest of the Young British Artists emerging in the late 1980s, but is often described as the least flamboyant of the bunch. Instead of the exhibitionism of peers like Tracey Emin or Damien Hirst, Mr. Hume practices self-restraint, modestly…
October 27, 2017 By MARK LUKACH For my son Jonas’s first Halloween, when he was 5 months old, I dressed the two of us as matching lumberjacks. For the second, we were characters from the movie “Up.” I was Carl, the old man, my wife was Ellie, and Jonas was Russell, the enthusiastic Wilderness Explorer. We tied a dozen balloons to our bulldog’s collar, to…
Our family business involved taking photos with Frankenstein’s Monster and the Easter Bunny.
Some transgender kids are driving their schools to adopt more inclusive teaching methods.