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Carpool Purgatory

When you sign up to shuttle a collection of teen males, it is difficult to anticipate the consequences of the covenant you have blindly entered. Read...
Susie B. Cross    |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

How's this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. We need to raise body-positive kids! Read...
Common Sense Media    |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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I love trick-or-treating, and I’m here to preach its gospel.

Trick-Or-Treating Isn't Dangerous — It's Community Building​

I think kids and parents need old school trick-or-treating. I think it has a value far greater than the sum of its candy. I love trick-or-treating! Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   10.29.18   |   SHARE
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I’ve shared my struggles in navigating when your kid is struggling with their sexuality, at the end of the day, this is my daughter’s story.

What To Do When Your Kid Is Struggling With Their Sexuality

I’ve shared my struggles in navigating when your kid is struggling with their sexuality, at the end of the day, this is my daughter’s story. Read...
Anonymous    |   10.26.18   |   SHARE
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We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children.

5 Ways To Help Anxiety In Children

We actually have the power to learn how to deal with anxiety and change the madness that is threatening to end childhood for our children. Read...
Lisa Kaplin of Your Tango    |   10.15.18   |   SHARE
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Sometimes, I feel (as many parents do) that I’m doing it wrong.

Why My Son Doesn’t Need ‘Enrichment’ Classes

Others have told me I shouldn’t passively offer classes, but rather insist Ryan pick one. But I just can’t. That’s not how our family operates. Read...
Wendy Kennar of Role Reboot    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
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Things need to change to increase Black breastfeeding rates.

Before You Tell Black Women To Breastfeed, Consider This

A clear medical bias and the stresses of new motherhood, often leaves Black women unsupported on their breastfeeding journeys. Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   10.12.18   |   SHARE
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The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?”

Should You Talk To Your Kids About "National Coming Out Day?"

The children, said in unison, “What’s National Coming Out Day?” That’s when my comment when from casual to teaching opportunity. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.11.18   |   SHARE
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