parenting

Expressing anger is healthy. Here’s how parents can encourage their girls to get angry and show it.

In telling girls to be nice and stifle anger, we neglect to teach them they have a right to be respected

My mother may have lost her memory, but I can still feel her love

When you are loved so much for so long, the love left behind can outlast memory

During the day, I’m a calm mother — but at night, my deepest fears take hold

I know these late-night anxieties strike other mothers, too

My daughter was diagnosed with cancer. After a terrifying year, we’re relishing a mundane life.

I’m grateful our family can appreciate the ordinary

I grew up experiencing anti-Semitism, yet I didn’t discuss it with my kids. After Pittsburgh, I changed that.

I became complacent during a time of dormancy, but I’m realizing I need to do more

My husband and I are equal partners. Why does he get so much more credit for parenting?

These gender biases are built into our culture

Do female candidates’ pitches to fathers of daughters actually work?

It hinges on whether their first child was a daughter or son

My infant and preschooler participate in stressful active-shooter drills. Schools are approaching the problem all wrong.

Lockdown drills clearly traumatize young children

I kept my live-in a nanny a secret because I was ashamed. Here’s how I changed my thinking.

We have to let go of the strong black woman trope

Want to encourage your daughter to support other girls? Here’s how.

7 tips for teaching girls how to build one another up