childhood

Kathryn Harrison’s new memoir, ‘On Sunset,’ paints an evocative portrait of a unusual family

It gives the backstory for her controversial 1997 memoir, ‘The Kiss‘

6.3 million girls are out of school in Nigeria. Meet one.

Our second installment of ‘Girlhood Around the World’

Two girls from Afghanistan show us their lives by sharing diary entries, photos and dreams

Our first installment of ‘Girlhood Around the World’

Is Naya a boy or a girl? These parents let Naya decide.

They didn’t want their child to feel pressured to conform to a birth-certificate sex designation

Having another child? Here’s how to prepare your firstborn for their new sibling

‘Be aware of confused feelings’ and other tips for parents

This high school custodian converted a storage room into a ‘giving closet’ for students in need

Carolyn Collins stocks the closet with food, shampoo and more

This family’s 12-year-old transgender daughter was threatened. Now they plan to leave Oklahoma.

Other parents lashed out after learning she had used the girls’ restroom

Back to school: Why parents should encourage their kids to speak up about being bullied

I’ve carried around fear and shame for 50 years

From South Korea to Texas: Dami Lee on her family’s first Costco experience

An excerpt from ‘Be Everything At Once’

‘Eighth Grade’ stars Elsie Fisher and Emily Robinson on the ‘blurgh’ of middle school

Sniffing markers, #MeToo and anxiety