April 15, 2013 Is periodic humiliation an inevitable feature of motherhood? Is it something to embrace or endure? Commentator Tania Lombrozo shares some thoughts and experiences.
February 22, 2013 A glass of wine can be a welcome sight after a long day watching the kids, but fruit fly moms use alcohol from fermenting fruit to protect their offspring from marauding wasps. That's just one of the ways the tiny flies are using booze to survive the slings and arrows of existence.
December 8, 2011 It's well documented that marital happiness plummets with the arrival of a baby. But a study of more than 2,800 married couples identifies common traits that helped more than a third of them buck the trend.
December 2, 2011 The mothers in a new study spent 10.5 more hours every week multitasking at home compared with working fathers — doing typical chores like cooking and laundry, or working from home, while also attending to the kids. And those women reported much greater feelings of stress and being overwhelmed.