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An Adoption Story That Started at Saks
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… >>

Rick Bragg on Parenting
Rick Bragg on Parenting

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

Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?
Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?

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

Can a Judge Force Parents to Change a Baby's Name?
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… >>

Wil Wheaton: Why It's Great to Be a Nerd
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… >>

Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids
Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids

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

You Be the Judge: A Grandmother's Rights
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… >>

10 Things to Know About the Flu Virus
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… >>

Immaculate Obsession: A Neat Freak Recalls a Childhood of Chaos
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… >>

7 Fun Healthy Food Ideas for Kids
7 Fun Healthy Food Ideas for Kids

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