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The dangerous leap from kids as 'legacy' to conceiving them as our pathway to eternal life.

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The doubts crowded in late at night, after the kids were in bed and the dishes were put away. In the months after she got her deployment orders, Navy cryptologist Shannon Kent spent her days preparing to join a Special Operations task force in Syria battling the Islamic State. For Shannon, the mission was the […]

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This gig is hard. It's about time a show accurately conveyed that.

  • Elizabeth Skoski
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My secret hope is that — much like how he taught himself how to tie his shoes and ride a bike when he was small — my fourth child will figure out how to get into school by himself.

  • Amy Byrnes
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Here’s what parent need to know

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Does the academic advantage of a fine school outweigh what a child will have to endure as one of the only minorities?

  • Kimberly Seals Allers
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The restrictions previously applied to travel to nearly 100 Zika-affected countries or regions.

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Scholastic's 2018 survey shows 57 percent of 8-year-olds say they read books for fun 5 to 7 days each week. But only 35 percent of 9-year-olds report similar reading habits.

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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Start their financial education early, create an exit strategy and celebrate the positive.

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When you parent alone, there is no harness, or that other clip that always has you secured. It’s just you: your patience, dexterity and grit.

  • Anja Mutic
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As depression and anxiety skyrocket, communities are scrambling to meet kids’ needs with limited resources. Here are six ways parents and schools can combine forces to tackle the spike in tween suicide.

  • Phyllis L. Fagell
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Richard Weissbourd of Harvard's Making Caring Common Project hopes the recent college admissions scandal can inspire parents to change.

  • Jennifer Breheny Wallace
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More “xennials” are seeking professional help with a very personal choice.

Social media may contribute to depression and suicidal thoughts, a study found.

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I'm caught between parents who expect fast results for their money, and the knowledge that the work needs to come from the students themselves.

  • Joanne Serling
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Here’s what parents need to know.

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Three nights a week I had the liberty to make myself a cup of coffee without making one for someone else first.

  • Georgette Culucundis Mallory
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Part of the college admissions scandal involved faking learning disabilities to get accommodations on standardized tests. This hurts the people who need those accommodations to be successful.

  • Adrienne Wichard-Edds
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It might feel counterintuitive, but parents who want to help teens grow into sexually healthy adults are going to need to step up to the plate.

  • Ellen Friedrichs
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