Meghan Leahy talked about all things parenting.

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I was eager to introduce him to the world outside the NICU, but at the same time, I felt wholly unprepared.

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You can’t give your loving best when you assume your child is a liar.

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I’m never quite ready for what he’s becoming. Never quite ready to snap that photo before he’s on to the next thing.

  • Donna Scaramastra Gorman
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These films, including “Hoosiers” and “Witness,” should be required viewing for all teens.

  • Mark Redmond
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I have had to learn the lesson that prejudice knows no geography.

  • Alex Barnett
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Five strategies for inspiring vulnerable tweens and teens to make good choices.

  • Ana Homayoun
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Raising kids to be happy in today's world isn't impossible. We just need to rewrite the rules for the digital age.

  • Caroline Knorr
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I’d been formula-fed, and though I’d told myself I shouldn’t be ashamed if I had to do the same, I didn’t realize how much I’d want to nurse until after the twins arrived.

  • Vanessa Hua
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Families are pressed for time, and they aren't engaging in the repeated, structured daily patterns that help develop connections.

  • James Paterson
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Yes, it can feel confusing at first. But it can also be a time to embrace new opportunities.

  • Daniela Loose
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We are not to blame for our negative health experiences, and we do not deserve to carry the burden of fixing them.

  • Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
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She’s going to kindergarten. They’d like to teach her independence. Is this the right age?

Whether it’s role-playing or simply hearing them out, experts offer advice on how to help kids cope.

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When it's not about the romance. At all.

  • Jennifer van der Kwast
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I’d been mentally preparing for this baby for nearly two years and couldn’t understand why I didn't feel happy.

  • Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
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I was determined that on this trip we would navigate with old-school maps, rather than a programmed voice in a rental car.

  • Mallory McDuff
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You cannot force another human to use the toilet, sleep or eat. Not without social services getting into it.

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Childbirth was a wrenchingly different experience than I'd imagined. Why hadn't somebody warned me?

  • Ariella Cook-Shonkoff
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Until she was directed to go to a hospital immediately, no one at her OB/GYN practice — which rotates patients through all of its doctors — had raised any red flags about her high blood pressure.

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