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We play with him, but it’s never enough. Shouldn’t he be able to be alone more?

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In the midst of all this well-meaning encouragement to follow our dreams, I think we often neglect to give kids the skills to deal with what happens when things don’t go according to plan.

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When people tell me I’m the best mom ever, what I hear is that my child and my life are too much for them.

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The most recent weekly data shows flu is widespread in virtually every state.

With my first child, I was surrounded by love and support. With my second, it disappeared, and I found it almost impossible to ask for it.

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Orenstein's new book tackles the many issues our boys are facing when it comes to masculinity, sex and relationships.

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The seedy underbelly to extreme efficiency is that it creates a ruthless way of moving through the world that can feel devoid of joy, connection and spaciousness.

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He wants to get up and play, so what is a non-morning parent to do?

Middle school might be where kids give and give, but watch out for empathy burnout.

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Our current mode of living — alone in our homes, often far from extended family, valuing privacy — has inadvertently wiped this traditional parenting system out.

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Building connections, practicing self-care, cutting back on social media and other ways to rethink your parenting strategies for 2020.

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I think I owe it to my kids to be honest, to let them know what I do and, more importantly, don’t know. And I don't know what happens when you die.

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Pregnancy loss is rare, all women mourn the same way, and other misconceptions about being pregnant and miscarrying in 21st-century America.

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I noticed my daughter counting dead bees on the walk into school. When she asked me suddenly whether animals were alive, the ground shifted under my boots.

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