Category Archives: Family

The Last Ride of Legend, a Pony Who Lived Up to His Name

A sickle of moon hung in the black Atlantic sky as the four of us began the mile-long walk to the beach. It was shortly before 5 A.M. on the southern reaches of Assateague Island, off Virginia’s Eastern Shore, but already a hundred people or more were chasing the cones of their cell-phone lights across the marshes […]

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Why Your Daughter Needs a Mentor

The statistics are familiar but discouraging: 14-year-old girls drop out of sports at twice the rate of boys their age. Girls of color have a 25 percent lower participation rate in sports than white boys and girls and boys of color. Forty-eight percent of female college athletes struggle with anxiety, compared to 31 percent of male college athletes. […]

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The Best Kids’ Gear of 2022

Keen Newport Shoe Booties ($65) (Photo: Courtesy Keen) Kids can now wear Keen’s classic sandals year round. The Newport Shoe features the same grippy, lugged soles and durable webbing straps, but with a neoprene liner that acts like a wetsuit in chilly creeks. (4T–7) Buy Now Sunday Afternoons Kids’ Sun Guardian Hat ($25) (Photo: Courtesy […]

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