Changing Minds About Why Doctors Change Their Minds

In 2001, when the pediatric allergist Gideon Lack asked a group of some 80 parents in Tel Aviv if their kids were allergic to peanuts, only two or three hands went up. Lack was puzzled. Back home in the UK, peanut allergy had fast become one of the most common allergies among children. When he […]

How an Adaptive Game Controller Helps My Family Bond

“Get that ghost, Henry. Get him. Now!” I heard my 6-year-old son yell as I arrived back home. It isn’t uncommon to hear him yell. But it is uncommon to hear him yell directions at his older brother. I caught a whiff of toasted mini pizzas as I headed downstairs in search of my family […]

They Rage-Quit the School System—and They’re Not Going Back

Families shared a number of forces that drove them away from public and private schools. Some were exhausted by the glitchy mayhem of remote learning. Other BFHES families pulled their children from schools after they overheard how teachers spoke to their children, admonishing students who didn’t maintain eye contact or keep cameras on. For parents […]

Get Ready for Summer With These Nature-Themed Board Games

With vaccination rates climbing in the United States and pandemic restrictions easing, I am eagerly anticipating the return of in-person board game nights. Many of us want to reconnect with friends and family after a year of isolation, and playing tabletop and other board games together is a great way to spend time with those […]