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Children on Autism Spectrum May Thrive in Martial Arts

Parents of children who learn differently may wonder what options exist for their children to participate in team sports or other athletic activities.

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When Should Kids Get a Cell Phone or Connect on Social Media?

A few weeks ago I had one of those first-time conversations with my eight-year-old daughter, who’s looking forward to her upcoming birthday in July.

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Be Careful About Giving Children Too Much

I came to the conclusion recently that my children simply have too much. A Saturday afternoon where I helped them clean their rooms and clear some clutter gave me a lot of perspective. In the process, I recognized something becoming increasingly apparent.

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Three Words that Could Lead to a Child’s Death

Easter Sunday is without a doubt the most holy of days for Christians worldwide. I’m not a religious writer, nor is this an attempt to convince you to be a believer of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, despite my firm belief.

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Banning Bossy: A Worthwhile Crusade

You may have seen reports in the news media recently, highlighting the efforts of celebrity moms like Jennifer Garner and Beyoncé, who are rallying together to ban the word “bossy.”

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Coming to Terms with Fashion-Forward Kids

It’s finally spring, so I guess it’s a good time to make a confession. I’m a bit of a fashionista.

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Help! How Do I Talk To My Children about…

Without a doubt, children ask some provocative questions. Innately a curious person by nature, I don’t mind the challenge when my children interrogate me on a number of subjects.

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Playdate Problems: When Your Child Loses a Friend

I’ve got an ugly breakup story. This lamentable and somewhat awkward occasion reaped me with anxiety for several weeks back in 2009. But I’m not referring to the broken heart of a woman scorned, as this tale is unlike most.

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Celebrating those wins in the game of parenting

When I worked in the corporate world, we often had what are known as “post-mortems.” These meetings followed large-scale team projects that often took months of effort.

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To Be Good Parents, We Need to Take Care of Ourselves

In early spring I met Sandra Stephens, a vivacious, knowledgeable sales rep for

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