Should I sleep train? What's the best spacing between siblings? What about spanking? Economist Emily Oster answers these anonymous parenting questions with data.
A single mom with HIV. A grandmother who thought she had enough money to get by. A lawyer who lost her job. They're among the millions around the world pushed into food insecurity by the pandemic.
Experts say taking care of your own wellbeing first will allow you to help your kids and students. You should also listen to their concerns and teach them tools to manage their anxieties.
Between chronic lack of sleep, identity shifts and heightened demands on time and resources, parenthood can be a tough transition. Life Kit asked parents to share what helped them through Year 1.
Patrick Phiri of Malawi met Fiona ten Have of the Netherlands met and fell in love. He proposed to her. She said yes. But the pandemic stymied their wedding plans. How are they doing now?
Loved ones of people lost on United Airlines Flight 93 share how they struggled with grief, embraced it and discovered new depths of mourning over 20 years.
The 17-year-old wanted to bring her father home to his village after he was injured in the city where he worked. She was praised as a national hero and given honors and prizes. How is she doing now?
Richard Guadagno died when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on 9/11. His memory is scattered through his sister Lori's house in items that continue a conversation between the siblings 20 years later.
While the story of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising is well-documented, pockets of Jewish resistance surfaced in smaller ghettos across Nazi-occupied central-eastern Europe too. Zhetel is one such place.
Scenes of violence in Afghanistan triggered painful memories for Hossein Mahrammi and his family. He says starting a new life in the U.S. wasn't easy but they've embraced the culture and customs here.
Party planners say they are overrun by families who still want the traditional ceremony, which has taken on a new meaning — the celebration of life, and the remembrance of loss.
Research shows increasingly that layering one strategy on top of another can help minimize the spread of the coronavirus in classrooms.
D.C. has long struggled with one of the highest rates of gun violence in the country. Three local students talked to their community about losing their loved ones and living with the grief.
Pediatric hospitals are "at or near capacity" and expect to see more young COVID-19 patients as the school year resumes, according to the Children's Hospital Association.
Accidental gunshot deaths by children handling a gun were higher in March through December 2020 than during that same time in 2019. Researchers think 2021 will be worse.