Despite the delight of not having to work for several days or even weeks, holidays come with pressures.
Older relatives often object to younger people using their smartphones and tablets during family gatherings. But digital devices can connect distant relatives year-round.
Family is not a clearly defined structure in the story: It isn’t biological or reflective of some 'norm.' It is instead a choice to stick together, come what may.
We all know the holidays can be stressful, but we may not realize that we often continue the cycle. Here's how to let things go and enjoy the holidays instead of dreading them.
Holiday traditions – whether culinary, religious, decorative or musical – help families bond and individuals feel stable and content.
Family support, being valued in their own homes and enjoying strong support from their social structures helped instill lesbians in a conservative South African province with a strong sense of self.
The families of armed forces personnel feel alienated in civilian company and need more understanding from the general public.
Inequality within generations is as pivotal as that between them.
New research shows just how key grandparents are to childcare.
It's not laziness that is causing some parents to overfeed their children.
Policymakers can get more for their money when planing incentives for mothers to work.
Victims of ATM fraud in Nigeria are often shocked to find out that their defrauders are close family friends or relatives.
Two new laws have grappled with ideas of diversity and the traditional family in Germany.
Here's how we can make families work better for women in the 21st century.
In ’Ndrangheta mafia families, the inter-generational links go deep.
People with paranormal beliefs often experience social rejection. But for those at risk of psychosis, support is important for prevention.
There is a way to get homes where we need them, and it's about making the most of what we've already got.
Sleep experts suggest that you may need to balance the science against your own family's needs.
The idea of family care is nice, but there are limits to what it can provide.
Christmas tends to assume a strong sense of its own significance in times of protracted conflict.