Parenting

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MOB – MYOB

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,...
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Israeli Gay Couple’s Twin Delight

For many people, having a baby is a relatively straightforward process. The child is conceived, the couple goes to the doctor and labor classes,...
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Coming to a Theater Near You: ‘Reel’ Moms, in All Senses of the Word

Cara Levinson can admit that maybe it would have been easier to be a new mother during the warm-weather months. Though this winter hasn't...
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This Bud’s for You

Parents who want to be "friends" with their teenagers tread heavily on traditionally sacrosanct ground, crossing old lines established to clearly mark the parent-child...
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Spanky and Our Gang

Baby Boomers and generation X-ers may recall spanking as part of their upbringing. In many cases, it was highly unpleasant, but recognized as a...
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Generation X-Men

Chicken soup is on the stove, a roast and kugel are in the oven, the table is set, candles and challah are in place,...
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Marriage: The Second Time Around

First comes love. Then comes re-marriage. However, somewhere in between, the revitalized lovebirds have to figure out a delicate way to tell their respective...
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Coffee and Kids: Half Filled or Half Empty of Benefits?

By Elyse Glickman Frapped, whipped, blended or heated, coffee has stirred up some popularity among an increasingly younger generation of fans, along with a touch...
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Picky, Picky, Picky

Why do toddlers play with their food?Is it simply an annoying -- and frustrating -- rite of passage for a child? Or does it...
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Rina’s Movie

Toward the end of her life, 15-year-old Rina Goldberg declared her bedroom to be a no-crying zone. She tried her best to enforce that...