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I loved Corduroy as a child growing up outside of New York City. Now it’s my kids’ turn.
Abby McGanney Nolan
A guide to environmental issues is aimed at kids — but has lessons for all.
In the spirit of Grimm’s tales, this is a suspenseful children’s novel about the world’s last magic.
Kristi Elle Jemtegaard
Few words are needed in a beautifully illustrated tale of unlikely comrades.
How do we pay for things with a family of five and a stay-at-home mom? Very carefully.
Allison Slater Tate
ON PARENTING | We straddled a world with technology and without. That makes parenting daunting.
It might be tough to do in high school, but elementary school is a good place to practice restraint.
Science is starting to explain why men get “sympathy pregnancy.“
Early decision applicants are up now. And for parents of those applicants, these next two months are a lot more than the just October and November on a calendar.
The administration has kicked off an effort to get some people paid time off.
Movie reviews with kids in mind: This week, an ingeniously cockeyed animated fable.
Kate Andersen Brower
She had her babies 14 months apart -- and lots more are doing the same.
Zaren Healey White
The day my parents split up, I wrote in my diary about how happy I was that it was over.
Marguerite Kelly says a therapist and mediator could help the situation.
Meghan Leahy and Amy Joyce
Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach with Positively Parenting, will join Amy Joyce to talk about parenting children of all ages.
Some students think an extra AP course can make or break college admissions. It can’t
Long-acting birth control could curb pregnancies for young single women.
A children’s book author tells the tale of her struggles with hearing loss through characters with bunny ears.
The kids have gone to school. People have started to ask what I do all day. I have an answer.
Mary Dell Harrington
Her daughter is at her first year of college at the University of Virginia. It’s time for her to have her own adventure, but letting go, particularly in light of recent news, is nearly impossible.
Though the military recognizes same-sex spouses, Jessica Huskey and her female Marine corporal wife are concerned about what North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage will mean for their child.
My friend cried on her son’s 1st birthday, remembering a birth that didn’t happen naturally. We all have to remember that C-sections save lives.
My kid drew me and I look like this.
Rachel L. Kendal
Playing fair is a natural human behavior.
Parents want kids to be hard working more than they do kind.
Nancy L. Wolf
ON PARENTING | Sometimes mothers need prompting to open up about a child with atypical skills.
Movie reviews with kids in mind: This week, an adaptation of the young adult novel.
If you’re at a loss for words, a question or compassionate smile is always better than misplaced sympathy.
He wants his daughter to want to be sporty and competitive. She is resisting. What to do?
Strangers -- STRANGERS! -- are telling my wife what to do while she’s pregnant. Come on, people.
For a generation of parents who practically mainline parenting best practices, the concept of letting our children fail must seem like a cruel joke.
“Rosie Revere, Engineer” is a book of whimsy that quietly teaches lessons of not giving up and not following “typical” gender roles.
“We didn’t think it would scare her quite as bad as it did.“
Terri Rupar has cancer, and a small child. She reported and found good ways to inform kids of different ages about what a parent is going through.
We aren’t saints, and we aren’t feeling sorry for ourselves. We’re just parents.
Advice for when questions about family get too personal.
Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was arrested for violently hitting his small son with a switch. He says he was disciplining him.
My kid’s perception of me. How do your kids draw you?
Sept. 11, 2001 is still nearly impossible to fathom. How do we explain it to our children?
Movie reviews with kids in mind: This week, a sequel about a dolphin with a prosthetic tail.
Our son came out to us years ago. We may still be learning, but we’re always accepting.
A new book full of useful research tells how to get homework done without going crazy.
A 13-year-old who can’t keep pace with her sister and wets the bed.
Night weaning is oh, so simple, no? Here’s how one mom did it. For reals.
A school librarian recommends another book for young adults by the author of “The Fault in Our Stars.“
Lauren Swick Jordan
For this mother, having a child with autism means embracing a lot of things.
Audrey D. Brashich
My boys are so un-self-conscious about their bodies -- if only it were that way for all of us.
Most of what we think of as the “marriage effect” is actually driven by differences in parenting and income.
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