Women Need to Make $66K More to Offset ‘Stress Cost’ of Having a Kid

It has been argued that it would take an annual salary of $120,000 to recoup stay-at-home-mothers fairly for the work they do. But if you wanted to include the cost of stress added to a woman’s life directly due to childrearing, you’d need to tack on another $66,000 to compensate her. Just think! You could spend that… »6/13/15 2:30pm6/13/15 2:30pm

Babies Pooping Over Garbage Cans and Hypnotized Toddlers: A Guide to Progressive Parenting

Do you want to raise the most emotionally secure, mentally healthy, highest-potential achieving children the human race has ever seen? Sure, why not. Enter progressive parenting. Progressive parenting is a relatively new phenomenon that involves different (and often contrasting) philosophies, but from an outside… »8/27/12 2:10pm8/27/12 2:10pm

Anti-Spanking Laws Could Turn America Into Egalitarian Hellhole

Sweden became the first country to outlaw physical punishment of children in 1979. Now, the first generation of Swedish young adults to have been raised in a spanking-free society is in its thirties. Contrary to what your cantankerous, defensive grandpa might suggest, the entire country hasn't turned into a bunch of… »11/11/11 10:30am11/11/11 10:30am

Telling A Child She's Beautiful Could Be Sending The Wrong Message

In today's Times of London, fashion editor Lisa Armstrong dissects what she deems our egregiously-lookist society. "Increasingly, looks are used to define women who never set out to compete by those rules," Armstrong points out. "The entire female flank of the French Cabinet has recently had their wardrobes pored… »4/09/08 12:30pm4/09/08 12:30pm