Our connective parenting expert’s two cents on this ever-interesting, ever-controversial question. And for the record, she's going with nurture.
Prom dress help from Facebook. Now girls can avoid the “omg is that the same dress???” anxiety by putting dibs on a dress on Facebook.
Teenage drama – the angst over friends, grades, sports – is not about you, parents. It's OK to sympathize when your teen has a bad day, but ultimately they need parents who stay calm but concerned.
Graduation may give parents of college graduates buyer's remorse: Pew studies shows 94 percent of parents expect their kids to go to college, but 57 percent question whether tuition was worth it.
That's the message of our happiness expert, who writes that something as simple as keeping a tidy bed can make your whole family happier.
Jeremiah Wright – and the racial controversy he and his foes tend to kick up – is back in the news in the same week the Census bureau reports white births in the US are no longer a majority. Studies show we don't like to talk race with our kids, but it's about time we do.
Proms are making progress. Parents and children work together (gasp) to try to ensure a happy and safe prom celebration.
Aishwarya Rai: A Bollywood superstar and new mother, Aishawarya Rai's baby weight has sparked an international discussion of body image and weight loss following pregnancy. Are the West’s body image ideals spreading?
GPS app usage rising among teenagers with smartphones, as more and more teens use location services like Foursquare and Facebook to connect and meet up with friends.
Malia Obama loved it: helping your teenager decide about sleepaway camp can be a tough decision. Our teen experts advise an open, honest and measure approach to talking about this fun American tradition.
Tyra Banks warns about the perils of skinny, and that's great. But what gets lost in the “models are too thin and therefore bad role models for our girls” discussion is that models shouldn’t really be role models for our girls who should have loftier goals.