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Heidi Woodard: Help! I have the mentality of an 82-year old

No offense to any octogenarians out there. I’m just not ready to be you yet.


Dr. Tricia Schmit: 9 ideas for a healthier Easter basket

So, here we are, staring at Easter already and… more candy.


How I Do It: Personal trainer-mom pushes herself and others, all with a smile

She intended to work with children, but her love for health and fitness ultimately took over her career ambitions.


Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Sometimes being a good parent means less talking, more listening

“Mom, what’s a lesbian? … Someone at school called me one, and I want to know what it is.”


Claire Flatowicz: Spring Cleaning: Signs it’s time to toss your clothes

It’s time to dust off those shelves that never see a dust rag, clean out those kitchen cabinets and my clothes closet.


How I Do It: Working mom Nadira Ford-Robbins

The 28-year-old dishes on discipline, sacrifices (fewer shoes) and her well-mannered 1-year-old.


Dad Blogs

The methods of conflict resolution fascinate me.

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Try a creative alternative to mother-son dance.

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Four kids plus 1,800 square feet equals sensory overload.

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sleep

It is not at all unusual for a child’s sleep pattern to change around the third birthday.

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My son found a mole on my torso, and said “Gross!” The doctor’s assessment was slightly more professional, “melanoma.”

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It’s not pretty, but there’s actually a lot that goes into the flu’s worst symptom. Note: Don’t read over breakfast.

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What do you do when a public figure fails to live up to your expectations?

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Are boys easier to raise than girls?

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Whether recanting moonings and misdemeanors or discussing child allergies, our friendship has endured.

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Occasional aggression is normal in boys.

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Unborn babies deserve saving but not their mothers?

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Maybe with a little luck, and a little effort, we’ll get through.

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Each of our kids has a favorite we’ve read over and over. Do yours?

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By accusing first and asking questions later, I cheated my child of a chance to explain.

A stranger reminded us we can spare a moment to make our kids happy, and that Santa sometimes wears black.

Most of us these days are oblivious to the cost of wartime service.

And walking to the bus won’t be so delightful, now that it’s 10 degrees.

My dining room looks like Picasso attacked, the basement walls like hockey backboards. Have I given up?

Conferences show our hard work is paying off — somewhere.

Penn State has us looking at everything, and everyone, differently these days.



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