Where Did the Royals Find Prince George's Nanny?
BATH, ENGLAND Classes begin at 9:30 sharp.From the foot of the driveway, past the arched gates bearing the school's name and through the main building's north-facing windows, one glimpses the neat rows of students settling in for a long day of lectures and practicals, hair scraped back with identical militaristic precision.
What It Really Takes to Breastfeed a Baby
Breastfeeding is hard to keep up.Some 83 percent of babies in the United States start out on breast milk, but by 6 months, just 56 percent are breastfed and at that stage, only a quarter drink breast milk exclusively, as the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.That steady decline speaks to the wide-ranging challenges parents face in trying to breastfeed.
Opinion | Give Moms the Gift of Guaranteed Income
This newsletter is part of Times Opinion's 2022 Giving Guide.Read more about the guide in a note from Opinion's editor, Kathleen Kingsbury.It's been a particularly rough year for families in Jackson, Miss.A monthslong water crisis that began in August made day-to-day living stressful for parents, who've been worried about having enough clean water to bathe their babies and cook without making everyone sick.
Where Words Fail, Humor Glimmers
A HEART THAT WORKS, by Rob Delaney In his new memoir, A Heart That Works, the writer, actor and comedian Rob Delaney keeps repeating the basic truths of his situation: My son died?He got sick and they couldn't cure him and he died?And now he's dead?Reeling after 2-year-old Henry's death from brain cancer, Delaney not only replays the facts for himself but also feels the urge to tell everyone else.
Opinion | What Does the New Congress Mean for Family Policy?
Now that the dust has (nearly) settled on the 2022 midterm elections and Republicans are preparing to take control of the House while Democrats will hold onto the Senate, I wanted to check in with some family policy advocates to see what a split Congress might mean for investments in caregiving.To recap: The initial formulation of the Biden administration's Build Back Better plan offered the prospect of the most transformative investment in children and caregiving in generations, including large investments in child care, elder care and expanded child tax credits.
Opinion | The Anti-Abortion Movement,After Dobbs and the Midterms
To the Editor: Re What Pro-Lifers Lost and Won, by Ross Douthat (column, Nov. 13): Mr. Douthat's column suffers from the same problem that so many pro-life arguments do: the failure to take account of the myriad causes for women to need or to want an abortion.Legislators can never write a law that addresses all the complex health care implications of abortion bans.
Opinion | The Return of Holiday Season Agita
Family drama around the holidays is such a cliche that I can probably name a dozen movies off the top of my head that start with the premise of a moderately dysfunctional clan getting together for Thanksgiving or Christmas.(My favorites are The Family Stone and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, in case you were wondering.)
Flying Alone With Your Kids? Make Sure You Have Proof of Your Relationship
Shimea Hooks was so focused on her carry-on full of pumped breast milk that at first she didn't understand what the agent from the Transportation Security Administration was saying.Ms. Hooks, 32, was at the San Diego International Airport, about to fly alone for the first time with her son, Caleb, then 5 months old.
Tras la desaparicion de cuatro hijos, una madre dedica su vida a los desaparecidos en Mexico
CIUDAD DE MEXICO Aunque es una mujer de recursos modestos, ha atravesado Mexico, presento una demanda contra el gobierno, se reunio con funcionarios de las Naciones Unidas e incluso abrazo al papa, todo para cumplir una mision: reunirse con sus cuatro hijos desaparecidos.El corazon de la madre esta en cada uno de los hijos, dijo Maria Herrera Magdaleno en una entrevista reciente.
Channeling the Mama Bear': How Covid Closures Became Today's Curriculum Wars
Debates over what children are reading and learning in school, and who gets to decide, have divided school board and other state and local races nationwide.But most Americans, and especially parents of school-aged children, are satisfied with their local schools, found a new survey by Morning Consult for The New York Times.
Opinion | This Perfect Mother-Daughter Read Holds a Powerful Lesson for Fighting Antisemitism
Like many book nerds, when I became a mother I fantasized about a future in which my daughters and I could lounge side by side, reading in comfortable silence.I was overjoyed when this started happening with my older daughter we started reading together and she'd chatter about the characters in the books that she was tearing through, like the telepathic elves in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series.