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When she witnesses my daily attempts to minimize my pores and make my cheeks glow, and asks why, I stumble over answers.

  • Sara Petersen
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A recent study shows that children who spend time with adults with dementia develop key social and emotional skills.

  • Stephanie Kanowitz
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They are bad enough at losing that I caught both kids cheating recently.

  • Jeff Vrabel
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Experts caution against treating these early teen years as a hormone-altered reincarnation of the terrible twos.

  • James Paterson
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Never wanting Elle severed from her roots, I called her birth mom every Mother’s Day while avoiding an actual reunion. But now at 11, her tone was different, like she was demanding something that belonged to her.

  • Haig Chahinian
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Flu vaccines are recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older.

  • Tanya Altmann, Candace Katz
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Very few teens say that using social media has a negative effect on how they feel about themselves, according to Common Sense Media's survey.

  • Caroline Knorr
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"Roots," "The West Wing" and more series that can help you start important family conversations.

  • Mark Redmond
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Meghan Leahy talked about all things parenting.

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I still subscribe to the view that risk reaps reward. But the possibility of a second blow to the head has me shadowing her every move.

  • Gail Cornwall
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As long as you are maintaining a strong, loving connection, it doesn’t matter where it happens.

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Books, television shows, dolls and just plain talking openly about it can all help a firstborn child adjust to their new role.

  • Clara Wiggins
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Growing and preparing food can help children learn to be more well-rounded eaters, among other things.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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We believe we’re supposed to throw ourselves into sympathizing and empathizing — and then we take that too far, as modern parents do.

  • KJ Dell'Antonia
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Students who talk about moments of genuine kindness in their application essays reveal more authenticity than those who focus on other subjects.

  • Jennifer Winward
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We can all agree that getting to and from school is one of the most harrowing transitions of our back-to-school season.

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I am not the same. My husband is not the same. Our son, though healthy, will live with the resulting complications of a traumatic premature birth.

  • Gretchen Anthony
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Let them make mistakes, then experience consequences just strong enough to be an incentive for correction but not strong enough to damage a life.

  • Braden Bell
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“He was just pouring sweat,” Katie Corbin said about her 1-year-old son. “I just squeezed him and held him.”

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Bo Burnham’s movie was my opportunity to bring up some tough subjects with my kids, including social media, sex and mental health.

  • Julianna W. Miner
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