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Lately it seems like everywhere I turn, mothers are putting their kids to bed and breaking out the wine to cope with a hard day. That can leave sober moms feeling left out.

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Listening to boys can help them learn who they are. And though it seems quite basic, it is not always easy.

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I didn’t feel strong. But I suddenly felt seen by this stranger inside a Mickey Mouse costume.

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Pregnancy-tracking apps such as Ovia have climbed in popularity as fun, friendly companions for the daunting uncertainties of childbirth. But they have also become powerful monitoring tools for employers and health insurers.

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Parents belittle their legitimate struggles and heartaches because they somehow feel it isn’t enough to be worked up over. But we're all struggling and need to support one another.

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They saw each other almost every day and had a special bond. But the 6-year-old hasn’t shown sadness since his grandpa’s death.

Pulling it off can be a balancing act, but these parents have tips.

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There is a very disturbing trend in schools that is not getting enough attention: hate-laced speech against Muslims that is being normalized and accepted by children.

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Books for young readers that address difficult topics can provide support and adventure at the same time.

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“Lose the baby,” my female college dean had said during my first job evaluation. “If you care about advancing in academia, it’s unprofessional to bring him to work.”

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Nora McInerny deals with the complicated nature of difficult experiences through her “Terrible, Thanks for Asking” podcast, her memoirs, and how she lives her life.

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I had projected an experience I had 30 years ago onto a boy who has grown up in a world where gender is fluid and optional.

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Pregnancy loss is common, and the pain that goes with it is universal. The new openness is good for all of us.

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Calvin inspired my son to dream bigger. Galactically bigger.

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So I take my daughter to meet women who are making a difference, even if they aren't famous.

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Here’s what parents need to know.

When it comes to social media, it's easy to tell kids to scrub their social media profiles and posts to protect themselves from college admissions trouble. It shouldn't just be about not getting caught.

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The intense college admissions process can corrode some parents’ sense of morality.

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