He’s alive. And that’s why I find myself crying at school sports events.

  • Sarah Walker Caron
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On the nights leading up to Christmas, we drop colorfully wrapped packages at an unsuspecting family’s house, then disappear before anyone spots us.

  • Amy Paturel
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Police say a struggling mother abandoned her son at an Atlanta hospital. Experts say the incident demonstrates the unique stress parents with disabilities face.


Just treat us like you would any other family.

  • Allison Hope Kahn
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Nothing could have prepared me for the shock when I tore open the first bill and started to grasp how much money I was going to owe.

  • Ayana Lage
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  • Perspective

Kids need to know failure is okay.

How does it affect parents — and kids — when we use negative words to describe an age group?

They don’t need fancy stuff. They need help.

  • Katherine Goldstein
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Expert advice on how to manage, and communicate, expectations to nurture your changing relationship with your adult child.

  • Elizabeth Heubeck
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Exposing my children to other points of view strengthens their compassion, respect and interfaith tolerance.

  • Molly Pascal
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My birthday highlighted the worries I had about the 52-year gap between my daughter and me.

  • Ben Krull
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As a parent in California, I’m struck by the unsettling contours of this moment: readying evacuation kits, attempting to fit child-sized masks, discussing air quality indexes with neighbors — all while maintaining some semblance of ordinary life.

  • Ariella Cook-Shonkoff
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What message are we sending kids by celebrating these awards at the same time many of us are trying to convince more companies to have better paid family leave policies?

  • Rebecca Swanson
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  • Perspective

Her parents recently divorced. Here’s how to rein in her behavior while keeping communication open.

Sometimes you have to save yourself before you can be okay enough to help your kids. We accept this to be true during flights, so why not for the rest of life?

  • Mary Widdicks
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New titles that celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the winter season in general.

  • Mia Geiger
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Exercising together can improve bonding and set positive examples.

  • Morgan Voigt
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It was last year that my 8-year-old son left me speechless with an innocuous question. “Can you sign me up for Boy Scouts?”

  • Tracee M. Herbaugh
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My children started to watch 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' with me, and what they loved about it showed me what they really need.

  • Mary Pflum Peterson
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  • Perspective

Our kiddo is almost 4 and just can’t take it when I even mildly correct her. What to do?

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