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How to Tell if a Kid Actually Needs to See a Therapist

Dragging a reluctant child to therapy just because someone died, you've moved, or you're splitting up can backfire.
Cindy Kuzma
Eat This

Boxed Mac n' Cheese Contains a Chemical You Don't Want to Eat

All varieties tested contained a hormone-disrupting chemical.
Jesse Hicks
mental health

Twice as Many Teens and Kids Were Suicidal in the Last Decade

And two-thirds of them were girls.
Jesse Hicks

It’s Scary How Many Kids Are Getting Adult-Onset Diabetes

And with it, shorter, shittier lives.
Nick Keppler
Parental Advisory

Why Millions of Men Are Putting Off Fatherhood

"I'd inherited a lot of things from my dad, but a paternal instinct wasn't one of them."
Grant Stoddard

Dying Kids Benefit From Obamacare in a Big Way

Are you really going to fuck things up for them, GOP?
Jason Silverstein

I Ejaculated Into My Phone to Find Out if I Could Still Have Babies

A field test of the latest at-home male fertility kit.
Eric Spitznagel
We Asked

We Asked Couples Why They Chose Not to Have Kids

New research suggests that not having children is seen not only as atypical, or surprising, but also as "morally wrong."
Pooja Makhijani
Parental Advisory

Superhero Movies Aren't Teaching Kids What You Think

There's a dark side to Hollywood's comic book flick obsession.
Dan Roe
Parental Advisory

When Motherhood Makes You Want to Run

I couldn’t run out the door, no matter how badly my body and my mind were screaming for a break, for fresh air or a shot of tequila.
Sarah Bregel
Parental Advisory

Why Do I Feel Like A Dick for Lying to My Kid About Santa?

Everybody else is doing it, too.
Becca Tucker