WASHINGTON — A new Washington Post poll has shed light on the challenges some parents face in raising their children and pursuing their careers. More than three-quarters of mothers and half of fathers in the…
The ideal family dinner has everyone sitting around the
dinner table and enjoying Mom\’s cooked-from-scratch meal. But while popular culture may perpetuate the family dinner myth, reality
dictates a different story.
A judge has overturned an earlier ruling and declared a father\’s
spanking of his 8-year-old son \”a reasonable use of force.\”
As parents age, roles often switch — caregiver becomes the cared for. As this transition happens, important and often difficult conversations must be had as a family.
Playing sports offers more to a child than trophies and goals. But some parents seems to forget the true meaning of sports.
A Florida school board member is aiming to change a dress code — except it\’s not for students.
Sleep is a precious commodity for busy parents, but it\’s hard to get your Zzzs when the kids start jumping in bed with you.
Snow days have piled up across the region, but parents in the inner suburbs are questioning why their students can\’t go to class when the conditions in their neighborhoods are normal.
If your biological clock is ticking but there\’s no mate, where do you go?
Tara Brach has been teaching meditation for more than 30 years,
and on Oct. 7 she will bring her expertise and insight on the practice to
students, parents and teachers in Montgomery County, Md.
It may sound alarming, but parents can sneak exercise into packed schedules. While free time for parents is often hard to find, getting a little exercise is better than doing nothing at all. A quick workout leaves mom and dad feeling a little more refreshed and relaxed — and it sets a good example for the kids.
For many families, there comes a time when a parent who has acted as the main caregiver or childcare provider for his/her family makes the decision to return to part-time or full-time employment. Here are some tips for that transition.
Those monitoring the throngs of people heading to
the National Mall Monday ask parents to take a
some precautions before heading out for the day\’s
Instead of learning the news in a sterile
room from a doctor, couples are gathering in
comfort of their homes with family and friends —
their eyes glued to a cake rather than a
for proof that it\’s a boy or girl.
Here are some guidelines for whether to send your child to school when he says he doesn\’t feel well.