To cut or not to cut? Circumcision is influenced by cultural forces and religious tradition, especially for secular Jews and Muslims.
Going to the Dogs Eased My Child’s Cynophobia
How one woman created her own exposure therapy “bootcamp” for her canine-phobic daughter.
Why I Plan To Hover As My Son Becomes A Teen
What drives young men who commit horrific crimes? It may be a simple lack of basic morality.
For My Child, Actions Teach Louder Than Words
Educators’ focus on language skills marginalizes kids who learn through physical, play-based activities.
I Didn’t Breastfeed And My Kids Are Healthy And Happy
Women who can’t nurse — or choose not to — shouldn’t be pressured or judged.
My STIR: A Foster Care Success Story
In response to Deb Stone’s essay on foster care, former foster child Jaquel Pitts shares his successes.
U.S. Foster Care: A Flawed Solution That Leads To Long-Term Problems?
Abused children placed in foster care face challenges greater than those who remain with their families.