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Sure, she’s a supermodel. But just like me, she’s a supermom. Deal with it.
FAMILY Act introduced today: Could that mean the U.S. will finally offer paid time off to help families?
Should they divorce? A wandering husband leaves a wife with a mentally ill son.
I suggested we take a holiday from state tests next year. The response from parents was very positive.
When I first saw the iPotty, I wrote about how unnecessary it was — now comes the Apptivity Seat
Mounting evidence suggests we may have more to worry about than once thought.
But bigger may not be better. A study gives more reasons to be wary of parking kids in front of the tube.
Amy Joyce and Mari-Jane Williams
There is plenty of places to go, even when you and your kids don’t want to go outside
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, a thriller starring Christian Bale.
Doctors say these births are extremely rare, especially because they didn't involve fertility treatments.
Amy Joyce, Heidi Powell and Mary Alice Garber
Heidi Powell, manager of the children's department at D.C. bookstore Politics and Prose, will talk about children's books and reading advice.
Heidi Powell will talk about children’s books and reading advice.
The secretary of education’s conmments about “white suburban mom” struck a nerve.
Recent study shows 60 percent of kids 8 and younger read each day, but only 4 percent use an e-reader
Lots of kids hate reading — here’s what you can do to help.
We know to read out loud to kids, but what else can parents do to help a child become a book lover?
Willems, the prolific children’s book author, knows how to help reluctant readers.
There is growing vocal contempt of parenthood and to thinking of women by the debased term “breeders.” This isn’t God’s vision of motherhood.
Helicopter childing has rendered these elders incapable of handling themselves in the real world.
Spoiler alert: They won’t necessarily make your head itch.
American Psychological Association and Brown University
Also, the brains of infants with an Alzheimer’s disease gene develop differently than those of others.
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, a new animated musical from Disney.
Success for All has the nation’s best record for improving elementary schools. So why do teachers resist?
So many holidays jammed together this year might make it hard to buy. But Marguerite Kelly has ideas.
He was a foodie before anyone used the term
The baby-soothing technique has come under fire in recent months — is it safe to bundle your infant?
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, Katniss and Peeta return to the arena in the eagerly awaited sequel.
Family Almanac columnist Marguerite Kelly discussed the ups and downs of parenting, and tips for helping children through challenging times.
Learning to give is not as easy as it may seem. Here’s how to help a child become a generous kid.
How the U.Md. women’s lacrosse coach manages work and family
Amy Joyce and Amy Orndorff
Theater, Quidditch, ice skating. There are many things to do with kids this weekend.
Cathy Reese has interwoven her deep love for — and attachment to — U.Md. athletics and her family life
Anniversary gives parents an opportunity to talk to kids about history and humanity.
Her son has one major problem with potty training. Marguerite Kelly advises how to fix the problem.
Just like many modern would-be parents, the National Zoo’s Mei Xiang is crowdsourcing what to call her cub.
These parents pretend their kids’ dinosaurs come to life at night. Why don’t we all play along?
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, a romantic comedy sequel, plus “The Book Thief.”
They may have moved on, but she wants to keep in touch with her ex husband’s nieces and nephews.
Testing is a mess.
From E.T. to a civil war play, the area is packed with fun for kids and families this weekend.
A father’s lessons in coping with a sick wife and defiant teens.
Be honest, but you don’t have to share everything. If your kid says he doesn’t want to know, respect that.
Selections include work/life balance, reaching children with autism and essays about being a good mother
Incognito is just the latest step in realizing football will not be a part of my kids’ sports lives.
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, the continuing adventure of the Norse-god superhero.
One book is clever and sparks a child’s imagination. The other does the opposite.
Karl Gabriel’s pictures featured in “Shine,” a book about letting your inner light come through.
Parents can forget that grades aren’t the point of education; learning is.
How to help a sister very angry after a divorce, and her children who are the focus of her anger.
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