Hamlet’s thoughtfulness, Macbeth’s ambition, Juliet’s youthful idealism: All of these are admirable qualities. It’s only when they fall out of balance, or are misapplied, that things go awry.

  • Nicole Graev Lipson
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Our family dog became a safe place for our son, who is also autistic

  • Kelly Glass
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Schools are closed and we're keeping our family confined. That means a lot of togetherness and figuring out how to explain what's happening.

  • Anna Momigliano
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Jo Frost is back, and although we have changed, and she has changed, the central problem is the same: We still want her to stop the crying. But is that really what we should be focusing on?

  • Emily Popek
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  • Perspective

When a trying toddler regularly sends a parent into a rage, it’s time for counseling — even if it’s just for the other parent.

Kids’ internal chatter is not always kind. In uncomfortable moments, that voice weighs in with such authority. And kids don’t always have good strategies for bossing it back.

  • Deborah Kris
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I envied him — was even angry at him — completely unaware of how he was hurting.

  • Danielle Campoamor
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Contemplating darkness, life, death and owls with my three-year-old

  • Caroline Van Hemert
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The duchess, formerly known as Kate Middleton, talked to the Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast about those post-birth photo ops, playing outside with her three children and more.

For many black parents, February has become a time of increased stress as we have to support our children (and each other) through guffaws and fails that often do more to harm black children than to lift up black culture.

  • Kimberly Seals Allers
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In coping so gracefully with our family’s challenges, changes and differences, Melly has shown me how to own our story, with confidence, and then move on to what matters now.

  • Morgan Gliedman
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Even though you may find her inspiring, heaping praise on her for merely existing says more about how able-bodied people view her than it does about how great she really is.

  • Aimee Christian
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  • Perspective

If you are going to keep your children in schools with traditional grading, you are going to need to find the middle way between ignoring the numbers and feeling a slave to them.

How to help kids look beyond plastic bags to the bigger picture.

A foundation of empowerment, respect and thoughtfulness for others needs to be put in place early so kids’ intuition can guide them as they get older.

  • Amber Leventry
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“It makes me look at the present and be incredibly resolved.”

We need to reframe the conversation around regulating our kids' screen use, to empower them to make good choices.

  • Stacey Steinberg
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Far too many mothers are left unsupported and exhausted, desperate for sleep.

  • Sara Petersen
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  • Perspective

A good summer camp option for him costs $5,000. Does he really need it?

Like many young adults, my daughter has relied on urgent care rather than segueing from a pediatrician to a permanent family practitioner.

  • Candy Schulman
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