Why Did a Hospital Charge a Father $40 to Hold His Newborn?

The common practice, known as skin-to-skin, has been shown to have benefits for both baby and mom.

These States Have The Most Blue Ribbon Schools in the Country

41 states had at least one award winning school.

This Feature Instantly Makes Your Home Worth More

Location sells—but a particular location sells even better.

These Are the States With the Best and Worst School Systems

See which states ranked best in school quality and safety.

These Are the Trendiest Baby Names of 2016 (So Far)

These unique monikers will stand out from all the Liams and Sophias.

8 Secrets of Long-Married Couples

According to the couples who have done it themselves.

5 Writers on the Powerful Bond Between Dads and Daughters

Reflections on that cozy, complicated, heartwarming, wondrous, one-of-a-kind relationship—in pictures and words.

How to Talk to Kids About College Costs

According to financial expert Ron Lieber, the author of The Opposite of Spoiled, “you can’t just unload all the information 
at once—kids need time to digest and ask questions.” Here 
is Lieber’s wise advice on revealing the right details at the right time, in four separate conversations over as many years.

9 Unexpected Lullabies That Will Have Your Child Asleep in No Time

We asked for the non­-traditional lullabies you sing (or used to sing) at night. These soothing tunes are bedtime classics in their own right.