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To prevent — or cope with — frequent tantrums, it’s important to adjust your perspective on your child’s behavior. The cause may not be what you think.

Raising five kids trained her to manage a disparate caucus — and an unpredictable president.

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The rhythm and flow of the sounds in the stands is all too often hostile. Surely we can do better.

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Experts talk about setting firm boundaries, finding fun family activities and more.

Social support networks may ease some of the burdens associated with parenting, study suggests.

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Don't stop working completely, stay connected with colleagues, and other ways to ease your path back into your career when you're ready.

  • Donna Korren
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What is it about kids’ Valentine’s Day that makes it so much more appealing than the grown-up version?

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As long as my kids employ swear words responsibly, and not in a way that demeans other people, I don’t have a problem with them trying out expletives occasionally.

  • Candida Gazoli
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Tangled within this tension is the belief I can help prepare my children by talking to them about racism and the heartbreaking knowledge that I cannot save them from it.

  • Taylor Harris
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It's not laziness: three reasons children put things off and how to address them.

  • Adrienne Wichard-Edds
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Here’s what parents need to know

“Finally, I’d found something that could soothe me to sleep.”

Lax state laws have helped drive down vaccination rates across the Pacific Northwest, leaving the region vulnerable to catastrophe, public health officials say.

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Could it be because fathers tend to spend more time playing with their kids than mothers do? Perhaps, but it's complicated.

  • Sharon Holbrook
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This latest research follows all children born in the Netherlands from 1995 to 2005.

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She’s the only grandchild so far, and it shows.

"Outbreaks like this really show there are risks of non-intervention,” Swanson says.

In my experience, relatives are the people you are bonded to through genetics. But family is something much more complex.

  • Imani Bashir
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The mind-numbing routines feel limiting until something epic actually happens. Not in an exhilarating kind of way, but in a heart-shattering one. Then, suddenly, boredom feels like relief.

  • Jessica Machado
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People assume Chloe is just a poorly behaved child or I am a deficient parent.

  • Lauren Robert-Domolaize
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