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I had I lost a speck of a child in this vast wonderland.

  • Janine Zeitlin
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I chose not to reveal Jessey’s sex on his birth announcements because I wanted to share my excitement in welcoming this new baby into the world, not as a baby whose sex would be synonymous with girl or boy but as a baby who had yet to be named.

  • Katy Chatel
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  • 1 day ago
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Substitute your child’s obsession with whatever the activity addiction was in the 1980s. Music? Comic books? MTV? Watching terrible 1960s sitcom repeats? It’s fodder, like anything else, for kids to discuss at lunch and at the bus stop.

  • Sheryl Stein
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  • 2 days ago
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Animated 3-D sequel is funnier and brainier than its predecessor.

  • Jane Horwitz
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  • 2 days ago
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When we understand that we are not defined by an emotion, that it is simply the way we feel right now, we can overcome it.

  • Smita Malhotra
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  • 2 days ago
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If I'd had my own career, I would have had some leverage upon our decisions, I would have borne fiscal value, confidence. But I didn't, and I don't.

  • Anthea Rowan
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  • 2 days ago
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Join us at 11 a.m. to talk all things parenting.

White parents need to start talking to their kids about race, a mother says.

  • Kristin Sample
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  • 3 days ago
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There is no one right approach, but these habits can help you build a healthy relationship with your kids.

While this burden was once my own to bear, it takes on a new phase when it involves children.

  • Jenn M. Jackson
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  • 3 days ago
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I thought special meant better, greater, and exceptional. Why would you feel sorry for my child who is special?

  • Kera Washburn
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  • 4 days ago
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There's so much to do in the kitchen that can be fun and educational

  • Aviva Goldfarb
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  • 4 days ago
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I sat down with them one evening over Popsicles. What would a week of camp at home look like to them, I asked? They stared at me. Camp? At home?

  • Samantha Shanley
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  • 5 days ago
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TJ just got his first job. I can’t help but look backwards at where he started all those years ago, and how far he has come.

  • Lauren Swick Jordan
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  • 5 days ago
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My daughter is gorgeous. She has sparkling dark eyes framed by long lashes, a button nose and a delightful smile indicative of her curious, intelligent and, most importantly, happy nature. But her head was still flat.

  • Amy Klein
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  • 5 days ago
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Lessons learned through a cup of lemonade

  • Megan Margulies
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  • Jul 15
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“Isn’t it hard to travel with a baby?” my friends ask. "It’s easier than staying home," I reply.

  • Brianna Randall
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  • Jul 15
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A father struggles with whether to allow his three black children to take water guns to camp.

As a single mom, I didn't feel all that independent. I was just isolating myself.

This is an enjoyably witty remake.

  • Jane Horwitz
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  • Jul 14
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