After my daughter's cancer diagnosis and treatment, we see life differently.

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  • Just now
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We chose an international life, but each time I return to the neighborhood where I grew up, I am unsettled by nostalgia.

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  • 19 hours ago
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People have been trash talking for years, but current adult behavior and constant access to social media are enabling today’s kids to refine the practice, and take it to new levels.

  • Eileen Hoenigman Meyer
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Parenting with someone else is difficult. But keeping open lines of communication can help.

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More often than not, "dad" work is fun. For every "mom" task I find enjoyable, there are five I find anything but.

  • Sara Petersen
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  • 2 days ago
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The past two and a half years have been a lot like navigating a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure book without the luxury of flipping back to page one to see how different choices might have played out.

  • Sarah Shemkus
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  • 2 days ago
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When it comes to the more painful aspects of our history, I have largely remained silent.

  • Ellen Friedrichs
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  • 3 days ago
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The cheerful nonchalance with which my mother cared for the baby and me reminded me that I am hardly alone.

  • Zia Ahmed
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  • 3 days ago
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It’s impossible to walk through the new exhibition at the American Visionary Art Museum and not think about your childhood.

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A look at some of the key features designed to keep their grips on you, and ideas for how you and your kids can resist temptation.

  • Caroline Knorr
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  • 6 days ago
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A true commitment to diversity means teaching my daughter that people like her father, that people like our Jewish neighbors, can be the target of violence and hate.

  • Sarah Menkedick
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  • 6 days ago
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Part of caring for yourself is giving yourself permission to let things go and not berating yourself for not doing more.

  • Lori Fradkin
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  • Nov 8
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Here’s what parents need to know.

  • Nov 8
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Boys can suffer from anxiety, depression and low self-esteem when relational aggression flies under the radar.

  • Katie Hurley
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  • Nov 8
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Gaining control over the relationship between their mind and their body is a major challenge for many kids on the spectrum. Practicing mindfulness may help.

  • Sarah Bradley
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  • Nov 7
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“Push” is not a word that’s going to get you anywhere positive with your child.

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Friendships are an opportunity for parents to plant the seed of how children should value relationships in general.

  • Erinne Magee
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  • Nov 6
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What happens at 2 a.m., when the games are done, and a parent is left with a group of kids, all with relatively unsupervised access to phones?

  • Beth Swanson
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  • Nov 6
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For the first time in about six years, I wasn’t feeling stressed or preoccupied by the familiar pull of my Type A brain.

  • Sarah Szczypinski
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  • Nov 5
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The key is to stop pressuring kids and to make mealtime positive.

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