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  1. marriage: an investigation
    5 Perspectives on What Kids Do to a Marriage“Little by little, this forced, idealized version of our marriage, performed for the benefit of our child, became the norm.”
  2. first person
    An Uncomfortable InheritanceThe truth about my ancestry was always hiding in plain sight.
  3. golden globes 2019
    Sandra Oh’s Parents Are The Biggest Stars at the Golden GlobesOh’s father gave her a standing ovation.
  4. families
    Neither of My Parents Was Exactly Who I Thought They WereElizabeth Wurtzel spent decades trying to understand why nobody in her family was much like her.
  5. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Parents Don’t Love Me!’You don’t deserve to get hurt, over and over again.
  6. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: This Song About Zach Braff Being Your DadMaybe this song sticks with me because it gets to a little tiny truth in the world: we’re trained to see the faces we love everywhere.
  7. mind the pay gap
    How a Mother’s Age Affects the Gender Pay GapA new study finds women who give birth between 25 and 35 may have a harder time closing the pay gap.
  8. adorable parents
    James Corden’s Parents Are The Late Late Show’s Secret WeaponCute parents are cute.
  9. Child-Free People Inspire Moral OutrageBecause it’s so wrong to not have kids, right?
  10. dating in the age of bedtime
    Date Ideas for Parents Who Don’t Want to Leave the HouseWhile the baby is asleep, you can creep (on each other).
  11. Letting Your Baby Spend Too Much Time on the iPad Is As Bad As You ThinkThe new guidelines are more realistic, but they don’t exactly condone screen time.
  12. If Only Kids Knew How Bad Adults Are at Spotting Their LiesThis would’ve been nice to know a little earlier in life.
  13. justice
    A Woman Is Suing Her Parents for Posting Embarrassing Childhood Photos Online“They knew no shame and no limit.”
  14. motherhood
    Being a Mom Is Cool on Pinterest or Etsy, But Not on TwitterBecause Twitter is for dads.
  15. the strategist
    This Onesie, Created by an Exhausted Mom, Got My Baby to Sleep Through the NightOne morning, I got a text from a mom friend that read, “Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit will change your life.”
  16. select all
    The Dads of VidConTalking to the most out-of-place attendees at social media’s biggest party.
  17. Youngs Live With Parents More Than Partners for the First Time in Modern EraWho else could they live with?
  18. You Probably Can’t Tell When Your Kid Is LyingA new study on parents and “truth bias.”
  19. weddings!
    How to Dress Your Parents for Your WeddingHip moms and frugal dads get the paper-doll treatment.
  20. blame
    Science Says Emotional Eating Is All Your Parents’ FaultMore things to blame your parents for!
  21. ugh mom
    Parents Now Ruining Teens’ Lives by Hiring Dogs to Narc on ThemHow could you, Mom?
  22. love and war
    Facebook Parents Are Very Threatened by This Baby BouncerRock and roll and freak the hell out.
  23. parents
    Yeah, Parents, You Really Need to Awkwardly Talk to Your Kids About SexSays a pediatrician in a very convincing YouTube video.
  24. I Turned My Bag of Chips Upside Down and I Think I’m Finally Ready to […] I turned my bag of chips upside down to evenly distribute the flavoring, and I think I’m finally ready to come to terms with my relationship […]
  25. kids today
    Teenagers Are Happier Than Their Parents ThinkParents, as it turns out, are not so great at estimating the happiness of their children.
  26. first person
    How to Plan a Wedding When You’re an Orphan“When I think about my parents’ absence at my wedding I feel a kind of relief. It’s a guilty kind of relief, but there it is.”
  27. advice
    Ask Polly: How Can I Stay Happy When Tragedy Surrounds Me?Remember, WINTER IS COMING for all of us.
  28. rankings
    A Psychologist Ranks the 9 Worst Parents on TV“It’s pretty sick if the only way you can tell a parent loves you is that he wouldn’t kill you.”
  29. advice
    Ask Polly: I’m 25 and My Life Has Been Great, So Why Don’t I Have a Passion?Because passion takes hard work, and you’ve had it easy.
  30. obesity
    Parents Are Getting Worse at Telling When Their Kids Are OverweightParent-goggles are getting cloudier.
  31. parenthood
    The Case for Taking Parental Leave When Your Kids Are TeenagersResearch suggests adolescence is when parental involvement can really make a difference.
  32. education
    That Grade School Was (Probably) Right to Dump HomeworkThe research is murky, at best, on the academic merits of traditional homework for younger students.
  33. creeping
    Parents, Accomplished Creeps, Spying on College Kids With Yik YakPeak creeping. 
  34. babies
    Chattering Away to Babies Is Even Better for Them Than ReadingParents, just keep talk, talk, talking away, about anything and everything. 
  35. education
    Parents May Matter a Lot More Than Schools for Getting Kids Into ScienceThere’s only so much schools — even good ones — can do.
  36. Thank You For Financing My Diss Track, by Erik CoferMom, Dad, I feel like it’s finally time for me to come clean about my latest project. You remember that $20,000 you loaned me six months ago? […]
  37. tech
    The Benefits of Dad-TextsFamilies who text together, stay happy together. Sorta.
  38. advice
    Ask Polly: Aging Is Scary, and Life Is a Struggle. Why Keep Going?It’s not actually so bad. It just looks that way when you’re young.
  39. An Airbnb Review of Charles and Linda’s Unique Private Room, by Spencer HamOkay, first of all, stop looking for other Airbnb rooms in San Francisco right now. Just stop, because nothing will beat Charles and Linda’s […]
  40. Letting My Parents Know, by Blake HendersonMom. Dad. Thanks for meeting me here. I’ve wanted to talk to you about this for years, but I’ve just been pushing it off. I don’t even know […]
  41. depression
    What It’s Like Growing Up With a Depressed ParentHearing from the voices of the kids who lived through it. 
  42. parents
    Kanye Is Playing the Embarrassing-Dad Long Game Just being a dad. 
  43. Ashton Kutcher Cooked Eggs for Lil’ Zoë Kravitz Growing Up Kravitz.
  44. Scientists Still Searching for Proof That Kids Make Us HappySure we love them, but …
  45. huge mistakes
    What Should You Do If You Accidentally Send Porn to Your Dad?Actress Anna Friel did it.
  46. Maria Bamford’s New Special, Where Her Parents Are the Only Audience […] Here’s a preview of Maria Bamford’s new stand-up special, entitled Maria Bamford: the special special special!, which she recorded in her […]
  47. A Funny Thing #25: I Come From You with Christian CapozzoliParents. They’re supposed to be our rock, our paragons of sure-handed, stoic capability. Oh, but aren’t they all too human? Maybe no one ever […]
  48. sex
    See a Saucy Pair of T-Shirts Your Parents Should Never Have OwnedNote to moms everywhere: please don’t use “I’ve” and “satisfied” in a sentence together, no less on a T-shirt.
  49. school daze
    Park Slope Has Run Out of Classrooms for KindergartnersNobody panic. Oops, too late.
  50. school daze
    Parents Irate Over Public High School Notification DelaysMany city kids don’t know when they’ll find out where they’ll go to school next year.
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