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The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Is Sleeping With Your Baby As Dangerous As Doctors Say?

Six months ago, Melissa Nichols brought her baby girl, Arlo, home from the hospital. And she immediately had a secret.<p>"I just felt guilty and like I didn't want to tell anyone," says Nichols, who lives in San Francisco. "It feels like you're a bad mom. The mom guilt starts early, I guess."<p>Across …

Pregnancy

Things Are About to Get Much Worse for Poor Americans

They didn’t vote for this. Richer Americans did.<p>In the last eight years, President Barack Obama oversaw the largest growth in federal spending to reduce inequality since the Great Society of the 1960s. In the next four years, President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican majorities in the Senate …

Fudgy Chocolate Raspberry Tart - Healthy, Vegan GF

Preheat oven to 350°F<p>Place the oats into a food processoror a bender and process until they are a coarse flour<p>Add the rest of the ingredients (except …

It's August, It's 2016, Let's Just Acknowledge the Office A/C Issue

Certain facts, no matter how well-established, are always being contested by those who think that just because they themselves do not understand or …

Feminism

Artificial placenta could save tiniest premature babies

Researchers are working to improve survival rates in the tiniest, most premature babies with an artificial placenta that mimics the womb.<p>“We thought, …

Pregnancy

Beautiful Triptych Shows Photographer's 14 Year Struggle with Fibromyalgia

Though, year after year, we've featured her surreal photos on My Modern Met (see here and here), we had no idea that for the last 14 years of her life, photographer Brooke Shaden has been suffering from fibromyalgia. Over 5 million Americans are affected by this condition that causes chronic muscle …

How to Shoot a Wedding Ceremony

Testing the Fuji XF50-140mm f2.8 lens in real life: Portrait shoot with Rui-san (samples slideshow)

National Geographic Editor Pamela Chen Shares Her Journey Into Photography

In the short video above Senior National Geographic Editor Pamela Chen gives us a quick run-through of what inspired her photo career.<p>From an …