Here’s what parents need to know.

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An introvert started reading to her children, and learned how to open up to other children too.

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When my husband died last year, my father moved in to help me with the kids. Here's how we've all benefited.

  • Marjorie Brimley
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I feel like I don’t know her anymore. How can I communicate without driving her away?

A step-by-step guide for getting the most out of your controls.

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When things seemed so uncertain, this made everything I could not control fall away.

  • Katie Gutierrez
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Whether the “chest pain” is sadness or a bruise, I can scoop her up in my arms and hold her.

  • Courtney E. Martin
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People sometimes remember one negative incident and write off kids; that's a mistake.

  • Braden Bell
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When wacky tacky or superhero or spirit day rolls around, I do my part, with the caveat that whatever the costume is, it has to meet his needs first.

  • Jamie Sumner
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Parents are holding themselves to sky-high standards, child development and parenting experts say. But those experts also agree that an all-or-nothing, extreme approach isn’t necessary.

  • Veronica Graham
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My doula fiercely advocated for me and made sure my medical team was including me in decisions and treating me with compassion and understanding.

  • A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
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Here’s what parents need to know.

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I’ve come to understand that a parent who has lost a child to gun suicide or homicide holds onto this loss like the construction paper hearts I’ve tucked away in a box, except they carry theirs everywhere.

  • Kristin O'Keefe
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The literary canon we studied and love lacks diversity. That's not our fault, but we can make up for that now.

  • Chanté Griffin
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To prevent — or cope with — frequent tantrums, it’s important to adjust your perspective on your child’s behavior. The cause may not be what you think.

Raising five kids trained her to manage a disparate caucus — and an unpredictable president.

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The rhythm and flow of the sounds in the stands is all too often hostile. Surely we can do better.

  • Eliza McGraw
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Experts talk about setting firm boundaries, finding fun family activities and more.

Social support networks may ease some of the burdens associated with parenting, study suggests.

  • Lisa Rapaport
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