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If your algorithms are smart enough to realize that I was pregnant, or that I’ve given birth, then surely they can be smart enough to realize that my baby died, and advertise to me accordingly — or maybe, just maybe, not at all.

A university in Philadelphia joins the movement to offer autistic sports fans a place to get away from the noise and chaos when attending basketball games.

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While we negotiated the terms for our divorce, we promised to put our children first and make peaceful co-parenting a priority.

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It's a decidedly first-world problem, and perhaps the bulky guides are wasteful. But I remember lying on my stomach, legs crossed at the ankles, poring over the Sears Wish Book every Christmas, and I want that same holiday spirit for my kids.

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My dad supported my choice to become a single mom in my 40s. But he didn't survive to see my daughter in person. Still, I like to think I brought their souls together.

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We forbade screens at the dinner table and set other boundaries with our daughter in connection with cellphone use.

  • Rachel Sarah
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In behavioral psychology, this is called positive reinforcement. And it works.

  • Gia Miller
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It doesn't work, and it can have serious consequences later in life, but it remains common. That has to change.

  • Claire Gillespie
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Even in the era of #MeToo, you can't stop fairy tales. But you can tweak the message.

  • Colin Dodds
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When I convinced myself that I’d never re-partner, it was a form of protection. Now I'm ready to be vulnerable again.

  • Koraly Dimitriadis
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The woman told children that Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy are not real.

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Considering a video game for the kids this holiday season? Here are some useful tips.

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Here’s what parents need to know.

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By teaching girls to be nice and stifle their anger, are we neglecting to teach them they have the right to be respected?

  • Kate Rope
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I feel as if I should be sad that for the first time in 43 years, I won’t be at my childhood home on Christmas. But I’m not.

  • Kathleen Siddell
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Hitting is a sign that this 6-year-old is having trouble regulating his emotions. But why?

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My daughter wanted to know why someone would kill Jews, but my son had a much more practical question: Can I lie about being Jewish?

  • Jamie Beth Cohen
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Explaining racism to children in the context of one of their most celebrated characters feels akin to explaining animal abuse through the lens of Santa’s reindeer.

  • Tracy Brown Hamilton
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Reader realizes he should have been more present and now see son doing same thing.

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In 2018, 134 cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, have been confirmed in 33 states. Another 165 are under investigation.

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