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Loretta Lynn: Honky-Tonk Queen
She heard the voice loud and clear: “Get out of the damn bed!” A year...
Lost at Sea
Ben Pollock, his cousin Frank Doolin and their boys lazed on the deck of his...
How to Handle a Bossy Kid
Is Your Child in Charge? Before she even rolls out of bed in the morning,...
In a Class by Himself
The first day my new teacher walked into our school in Spanish Harlem, I burst...
5 Benefits of Encouraging Your Child’s Imagination
As a parent you might never guess all the ways a good imagination benefits your...
The Best Sitcoms Ever
The American Situation Comedy — a half-hour of problems entirely surrounded by laughter — hit...
How to Raise Kids Who Are Good Readers
Library day is the best day of school for five-and-a-half-year-old Victoria Lin of Montclair, New...
A woman heads into a popular New York City coffee shop on a chilly winter...
4 Ways to Simplify Your Family’s Schedule
How is it possible to eat dinner together and exercise more when both parents work...
How to Stop Sibling Rivalry
“I didn’t start it. She hit me first.” “He ruined my new PlayStation game. Can’t...
What to Do When Kids Say, “I Hate You!”
I’ll never forget the first time my oldest son, then about six, screwed up his...
Store and Preserve Kids’ Artwork
Proud of your little Picasso? Use these ideas for keeping their artwork safe at home.
7 Ways to Create a Happy Household
How to Talk to Your Kids Every family is different, with different personalities, customs, and...
11 Funny Valentine’s Day Jokes
The only good time for love to hurt is when it’s funny enough to split...
What to do When Siblings Won’t Take Care of Mom
Feeling grumpy? Got a problem? E-mail Jeanne Marie Laskas at:
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Fixes for 5 Common Holiday Etiquette Goofs
You know it’s bad manners to get plastered at the office party. But it’s not...
How to Write a Better Holiday Letter
Writing a holiday letter is a great way to update family and friends on everything...
Halloween Cat Patrol Craft
Guard your windowsill with a Cat Patrol of acorn squash. All you need is some...
Childproof Your Home: A Room-by-Room Guide
Kitchen Do not leave young children alone in the kitchen. Equip cabinets that contain cleaning...
Best and Worst Halloween Snacks for Kids
What may be the most frightening to you at Halloween is not ghosts or goblins...
Foster a Better Relationship With Your Children
You remember them in diapers. You recall their first words. You cherish the days when...
10 Steps Toward Raising a Tolerant Child
As Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Universal human rights begin in small places, close to home.”...
47 Fun Ways to a Healthier and More Active Family
Engaging your kids in a health-promoting lifestyle should be a priority for every loving parent....
Resources for Parents of Kids With Disabilities
Good news for families with special needs: There is a wide variety of information, resources...
8 Online Genealogy Resources
There are countless Web sites available to help family researchers. Here are some of the...
Swimming Pool Safety
Two-thirds of childhood drownings occur May through August, making drowning the biggest summertime risk for...
A Get-Along Guide for Parents of Teens
It’s not easy being a teenager — nor is it easy being the parent of...
The Essential Halloween Safety Checklist
Halloween is a time for fun and treats, but it can also be dangerous if...
Get Your Kids Moving
Regular physical activity, combined with good eating habits, is the healthiest and most efficient way...
Ask Laskas: Motherly Misleadings
Jeanne Marie Laskas hands over the reigns to you: Play advice columnist and help mother...
Buzzy Bumble Bee
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The bottoms of this and the Buzzy Bumble Bee fleece costumes are gathered with elastic...
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