The technology to merge egg and sperm outside a woman’s body is now standard procedure in combating infertility. Can we see a future in which uterine transplants, like kidney or heart transplants, occur without intense scrutiny and/or objection?
Personal experience often trumps scientific facts: We expect the oldest to be responsible, the middle child to rebel. New proof shows that birth order isn’t as influential as we think in determining adult personality or intelligence. Are you confusing birth order expectations with age difference?
In Seattle, nearly 47 percent of households with children are one-child families. Within a few years, half of UK families will be one-child families. Why are more people choosing the single-child family? Will only child stereotypes finally disappear?
The Compass Advantage gives parents, educators, and all those who work with children and teens a framework to lay the foundation for children’s developing sense of self and future functioning in the world.
Texting, snapping photos, checking email—smartphones at the playground are as ubiquitous as strollers these days. But a new study finds cell phone use leaves parents and caregivers far more distracted than they realize or want to be. Should you be worried?
For most heterosexual couples, the partner with the fatter paycheck does less on the home front. Not so in same-sex couples. Those of us in traditional marriages and partnerships can learn a lot from “modern families”…and feel happier and less burdened.
More and more young college grads find themselves jobless or underpaid, living with their parents again and job hunting. The situation can feel like a minefield. Discover when to step in and when to back off as your young adult looks for employment.
What to make for dinner? What will the kids eat? How to get everyone to the table for dinner in spite of packed schedules? Challenges worth meeting. Family therapy can be helpful, but family dinner is transformative.