Parenting

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To Save Her Marriage, Orthodox Mom Rethinks Her Approach to the Bedroom

A Brooklyn mother describes her realization that allowing her children to sleep in her bed and running to soothe them every time they cried...
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Keeping Kids Safe on the Web

At just 10 years old, Jacob Greenfield has developed a strong interest in computers -- building Web pages, editing movies and playing intricate games...
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Kvelling About Ima

As Mother's Day nears, students at Politz Day School in Cherry Hill, N.J., talk about their moms and their favorite things to do together. As...
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The Real Jewish ‘Housewives’ 
of South Jersey

Two modern moms discuss how they juggle family and professional roles in the Jewish community. Lisa David wears many kipot. She has a full-time job...
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Finding the Best Ways to Communicate with Children

The keys to successful parent-child communication never vary, regardless of age. Learning how to talk and listen to your offspring may be a struggle,...
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Is She Really Doing that in Public?

When Dana Hilmer gave birth to her first child, Zach, in 2000, she was anxious, like many another mother, about breastfeeding in public. It...
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Parents of the ‘Net Generation’ Need a Whole New Set of Guidelines

Kids today face a considerable assortment of gadgets and technologies to master: cell phones, BlackBerrys, iPods and the vast world of the Internet. It's...
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To Be Young, in Love and in Need of Advice

My niece calls from college in tears: love trouble. She's been friends with Ben, a fellow student, since last year. He's always wanted more...
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In Dire Economy, Things Are Rosy for Child Care

Terrible economic news is beginning to become the norm. Each month, companies announce closures and job losses at rates not seen in decades. But...

Like, Bubba, Are You Cool With That?

You're a mother, so of course you automatically know how to be a grandmother, right? Wrong - according to Lois Young-Tulin, Ph.D., author of The...