Parenting

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5 All-American Family Vacation Ideas

Bet you never thought you'd unearth a T-Rex with grandma: These five travel destinations show new… >>

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Should Kids Have Cell Phones?

In a rant, Louis CK said smartphones are ruining people’s abilities to experience their own… >>

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How a Mother Taught Her Daughter to Admire Real Women

For Emma Moore, Disney princesses will not do. >>

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This Dad’s Sandwich-Bag Art Is Unbelievably Awesome

In May 2008, graphic designer David Laferriere drew a chicken on his son's sandwich bag. This… >>

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5 Life Lessons People Learn Too Late

Strong relationships make for a rich life, but we're often mistaken in the ways we pursue them. >>

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8 Fascinating Facts about Twins

Seeing double? This year American women will give birth to more than 140,000 sets of twins. Here's… >>

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An Adoption Story That Started at Saks

A chance conversation at a lunch counter led me around the world—and to the child who was meant… >>

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Rick Bragg on Parenting

Award-winning journalist Rick Bragg shares thoughts on the departure of his son—and his "empty… >>

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Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?

Education has become an American institution—of the worst kind. >>

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Can a Judge Force Parents to Change a Baby’s Name?

They didn’t name their son Messiah because it means God, and they didn’t think a judge could… >>

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Wil Wheaton: Why It’s Great to Be a Nerd

An expectant mother at a comics convention asked a Star Trek actor to tell her unborn daughter why… >>

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Should a Sperm Donor Share Custody?

She never would have agreed to let him be the donor if she had known he was going to expect to be… >>

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Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids

We recap the classics—and offer a few recommendations you may have missed—in this… >>

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You Be the Judge: A Grandmother’s Rights

A woman argues that she had a right to see her grandson, but her daughter claims she tried to… >>

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10 Things to Know About the Flu Virus

Want to know how to avoid the flu? Here's what the virus would tell you if it could: whom it loves… >>

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Immaculate Obsession: A Neat Freak Recalls a Childhood of Chaos

Ours was a house of things, items saved and stored. We didn't have conversations or emotions; we… >>

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7 Fun Healthy Food Ideas for Kids

Got a picky eater? (Who doesn’t?) End mealtime battles with these creative ways to make healthy… >>

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15 Healthy Snacks for Kids (or Adults!)

Make each bite count: These snacks taste just like your favorite foods but with more healthy… >>

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Mr. Mom, Meet Alpha Dad: A New Type of Father

In the ’80s, a stay-at-home dad was a punch line. Today, fathers balance life at home and the… >>

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13 Things a High School Coach Won’t Tell You

These insider tips from high school coaches across the country are guaranteed to improve your game… >>