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Somehow, over time, we have both found the words to talk about this reflex to worry and to feel as though we have to stop imaginary bad things from happening. And we’ve given each other permission to stop.

  • Sarah C. Wang
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As with any artificial intelligence technology that “learns” your habits, the gains may not be worth the privacy you give up.

  • Caroline Knorr
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The St. Ives Christmas festival Santa panicked after hearing a fire alarm, then ripped off his fake beard and began “shouting and swearing” at children to leave.

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Shielding your kids from every letdown means depriving them of a life skill, experts say.

  • Sarah Szczypinski
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Here’s what parents need to know.

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Break up the binge-watching and phone-scrolling monotony of cold winter evenings with one of these activities.

  • Carol Kaufmann
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If your algorithms are smart enough to realize that I was pregnant, or that I’ve given birth, then surely they can be smart enough to realize that my baby died, and advertise to me accordingly — or maybe, just maybe, not at all.

A university in Philadelphia joins the movement to offer autistic sports fans a place to get away from the noise and chaos when attending basketball games.

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While we negotiated the terms for our divorce, we promised to put our children first and make peaceful co-parenting a priority.

  • Lisa Kanarek
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It's a decidedly first-world problem, and perhaps the bulky guides are wasteful. But I remember lying on my stomach, legs crossed at the ankles, poring over the Sears Wish Book every Christmas, and I want that same holiday spirit for my kids.

  • Carrie Melago
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My dad supported my choice to become a single mom in my 40s. But he didn't survive to see my daughter in person. Still, I like to think I brought their souls together.

  • Malini Goel
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We forbade screens at the dinner table and set other boundaries with our daughter in connection with cellphone use.

  • Rachel Sarah
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In behavioral psychology, this is called positive reinforcement. And it works.

  • Gia Miller
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It doesn't work, and it can have serious consequences later in life, but it remains common. That has to change.

  • Claire Gillespie
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Even in the era of #MeToo, you can't stop fairy tales. But you can tweak the message.

  • Colin Dodds
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When I convinced myself that I’d never re-partner, it was a form of protection. Now I'm ready to be vulnerable again.

  • Koraly Dimitriadis
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The woman told children that Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy are not real.

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Considering a video game for the kids this holiday season? Here are some useful tips.

  • Common Sense Media editors
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Here’s what parents need to know.

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By teaching girls to be nice and stifle their anger, are we neglecting to teach them they have the right to be respected?

  • Kate Rope
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