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How a Mother Taught Her Daughter to Admire Real Women
How a Mother Taught Her Daughter to Admire Real Women

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

This Dad's Sandwich-Bag Art Is Unbelievably Awesome
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… >>

5 Life Lessons People Learn Too Late
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. >>

8 Fascinating Facts about Twins
8 Fascinating Facts about Twins

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

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… >>