Almond Milk Is Good

Yesterday, Tom Philpott decided to try his hand at food trolling (we invented that, you amateur) by declaring that almond milk is an inferior milk substitute beloved only by "ignorant hipsters." Sadly, some of our own colleagues have been suckered into agreement. All of you are wrong. Almond milk is good. » 7/17/14 12:40pm Thursday 12:40pm

​Do Not Pimp Your Child Out on Social Media

How much social-media exposure should your small children get? One answer, for parents who appropriately respect but are perhaps also in denial about the invasive power of the internet, is "none." Don't Facebook your kid, don't Vine your kid, don't Tweet about your kid. That's probably the correct answer, the way… » 7/09/14 11:44am 7/09/14 11:44am

Let's Get Judgmental: Should I Give My Kid Guns for Halloween?

My mom was cleaning out the attic a while ago, and she came up with the homemade cowboy costume I wore when I was five or six. The hat was long gone, but there was a little vest and a set of fuzzy fake-cowhide chaps. It fits my older son, who's in first grade and who didn't have any other Halloween costume lined up. » 6/17/14 1:11pm 6/17/14 1:11pm