There are no Wonka-like scenes of Tagalong rainbows and Do-si-do stools. But parents can be forgiven for feeling like Oompa Loompas — hardworking cogs in a well-oiled machine.
In Africa, there is a shortage of specialists and a lack of financial support for famlies who can't afford therapy. We look at how three families are coping.
Steven Petrow's sister was dying of cancer. She chose to take advantage of a law that lets doctors prescribe terminally ill patients life-ending medications.
An innovative program in Colombia gives men a chance to master the skills needed to be a hands-on dad — and become closer to their kids along the way.
Relationship researchers and clinical psychologists Julie Schwartz Gottman and John Gottman weigh in on four tricky relationship questions.
A young poet and writer who lost his father to opioid addiction says there's nothing cool about what the drugs did to his dad. So why are peers trying to look like emaciated people with addiction?
We start to lose muscle in our 30s, and the loss accelerates with age, putting us at risk of frailty later in life. But what you eat — specifically how much protein — is a big part of the solution.
In "To Kill a Tiger," director Nisha Pahuja follows the case of a girl who is gang-raped in her Indian village. The villagers say she should marry one of the rapists.
To celebrate the history of Black romance, Gene and Parker are joined by reporter Nichole Hill to explore the 1937 equivalent of dating apps — the personals section of one of D.C.'s Black newspapers. Parker attempts to match with a Depression-era bachelor, and along the way we learn about what love meant two generations removed from slavery.
The Gottmans have been studying marriage and relationships for 40 years. In a new book, Fight Right, they explain how successful couples resolve their conflicts.
Much like Thanksgiving, many dishes eaten during the Lunar New Year are special to the holiday. NPR readers shared their most cherished dishes.
Families will play an essential role in getting students back on track, researchers say. But it's going to take a "culture" shift around the importance of being in school.
Siblings can have a profound effect on us in childhood and over the course of our lives. How have these bonds affected you? Share your story with us.
Kids who have dogs get significantly more physical activity, compared to kids who don't. Researchers followed 600 children over three years, and found young girls got the biggest exercise boost.
Senators are introducing a bill to help thousands of veterans who, through no fault of their own, were left facing foreclosure when a VA COVID-assistance program ended abruptly.