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I always wanted an amazing job. But I found I had to step back.

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Teaching kids social-emotional learning skills can make them more successful in the classroom, but more importantly, it can help kids and parents be happier.

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Neuropsychologist William Stixrud hears questions like this all the time. Here is his advice.

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Let's start at the beginning.

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An excerpt of Corrigan's newest release.

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No words.

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Meghan Leahy talked about all things parenting.

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A spouse worries that her daughter won’t warm up to her father when he comes home.

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The holidays may be weird for Republican Senate hopeful Kevin Nicholson and his Democratic parents.

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The hashtag #whatblackpanthermeanstome has brought out a lot of feelings among parents of color.

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Right now, my career isn't my main focus. There, I said it. And I am trying not to feel bad about it anymore.

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Even students who go to outstanding high schools are often at a loss for how to function in the mature world they’ve suddenly become part of.

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The police were called on us because my son was having a bad hair day. What does this say about our society?

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She stomps, pouts and yells, and it’s embarrassing and rude.

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