A study led by Johns Hopkins University sociologist Andrew J. Cherlin points to one feature in the American economy that may be putting extra pressure on the institution of marriage, leading some to forego or postpone it.
Nearly 1 in 5 boys has been diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S., and the number of girls and adults taking medicine for the condition is rising. Why do so many of us find it hard to sit still and pay attention? And how can we get off ADHD drugs?
I know what it’s like to be that mom. The one who is always worried about her kid — not because of what someone else could do, but because of what my kid could do. I know what it feels like to wonder if I’m doing enough.
About four years ago the a trend starting forming, growing from social media, of parents creating goodie bags for passengers next to them on airplanes to apologize for their kids being disruptive during the flight.
A new study says avoiding social situations and immersing oneself instead in “problematic” media like pornography or violent video games can increase one’s isolation and make future healthy interactions less likely.
Trying to make new friends, I found myself standing in my doorway like a wet rat in a towel, hoping they’d like me anyway. Not really a good impression. Knowing how to meet someone new is easy. Making new friends is much harder for these reasons.
Human have evolved to demand fair treatments, and aren’t happy when they don’t receive it. Here are a few tips for parents to teach children how to make fair decisions and reduce sibling squabbles by using game theory.
You may think you don’t have time for family rituals. Some days you barely have time for the essentials, but it’s amazing what you can achieve if you keep things simple and build rituals around the mundane and necessary tasks of family life.