Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Easter Sunday: Did my child really drink wine at Mass?

“So, I stand here, mouth agape, partly in horror, and receive the sacrament.”

Scott Reinhardt: One father’s tale of overcoming infertility

Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples of childbearing age. Most suffer in silence. My wife and I, for instance, are one.

Sandy Lane: Yikes! My three sons have April birthday milestones this year

This month we have Grant’s golden 14th birthday, Ben’s 18th birthday and Zach’s big 21.

Jen Schneider: Childhood joys could alleviate adult doldrums

Remembering childhood passions can give spark to adults.

David Codr: Help! My dog bites. How do you get rid of the problem?

Our miniature Golden Doodle that has begun to bite. How do we stop her?

Jessica Brashear: Be your child’s advocate for better health care

Dear Doctor, our appointment left me disappointed in your professionalism and bed-side manner.

Author archive: Heidi Woodard

I smelled the flowers, cultivated relationships and enjoyed life more while on my Facebook hiatus.

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Jaycee, 5, and Austin, 9

I’ve got a mental project for anyone who’s feeling like they need a pick-me-up.

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I’m living my life without thinking of everything as a status update.

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What can I say? Competition brings out the best in this mom.

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Scientists suggest one of the greatest contributing factors to overall happiness is gratitude.

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Talk about buyer’s remorse.

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Turns out the subjects that baffled me as a student – math, history, geography – haven’t gotten any easier .

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It’s just a bunch of wood, carpet, siding, and paint. But my childhood home holds memories too.

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One of the best gifts we can give our children is a sense of feeling connected.

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Knock on wood, no one was sick or hurt during the first week.

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time collage

Another controversial Time cover, this one showcases a childless couple relaxing on a beach with no cares in the world.

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“You look GREAT for having kids!” What did you just say to me?

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A fun list for anyone who has ever needed to get away for some alone time.

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With two boys each playing 50-plus game seasons, it’s finally time to catch our breath.

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My daughter is yanking my Paid Time Off days, and I can’t do a thing about it.

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Sadly, reality isn’t scripted. My thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends.

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That’s one husband who might be sleeping on the couch indefinitely.

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The supermodel admits to paying her kids to entice them to eat better.

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Money can’t buy you class, ladies.

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Children’s movies often teach our little ones harsh life lessons.

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