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I wanted to tell my kids that the things you treasure — pearls, breasts, a marriage — can disappear any time. All that matters is that you keep moving forward.

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I cried in a stairwell, in the shower, in my car. I was expected to be strong, and strong women do not move people with tears.

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She hopes other wealthy people — and elected officials — are paying attention.


Here’s what parents need to know.

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One of the things that strikes me about snowplow parenting, the helpful term highlighted by the college admissions scandal, is that it assumes the parents will always be around to do the plowing.

  • Anna Nordberg
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Pay attention, listen to your child, advocate.

  • Achea Redd
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Meghan Leahy talked about all things parenting.

  • Perspective

These experiences are tough to watch, but they can also be helpful. Here’s what to do.

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Insisting on the “breast is free” mantra is deceiving and unfair.

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Just when it looks so skeletal and lifeless that I’m sure there’s no hope, it will summon up whatever resources it has and burst into bloom.

  • Laura Todd Carns
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I did something I’d avoided for the better part of a decade: The next time I went shopping I took my sons with me.

  • Liz Alterman
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What foster families need are public policies that make it easier to say “yes” to a child, beginning with paid leave for new parents.

  • Kaley Eggers
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Early intervention is key, experts say.

  • Tamara Gane
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A mom doesn't want to get her daughter's ears pierced, another parent has a sensitive toddler. Meghan Leahy advises.

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The kids must do something all day, every day. And ideally, that something will cost less than the average bathroom remodel.

  • Carol Kaufmann
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Here’s what parents need to know.

  • Perspective

When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this.

  • Beth Swanson
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  • Perspective

Though there is no perfect relationship, the benefits of a 2-year-old being with his grandparents far outweigh the danger of chicken nuggets and ice cream.

  • Review

Like “Grief Is the Thing with Feathers,” Porter’s follow-up features a mystical creature, children and trauma.

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I want to show them that when the world feels broken, we should step up to help fix it.

  • Sarah Stankorb
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