The young woman in this photo has no idea that life will bring her five children and five grandchildren, a conversion to Judaism, one divorce, two marriages, a move across the country.

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Opinion | Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them

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Cheryl Whitener
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The year ended. I survived. On a warm, sunny day in April, Michael turned five.
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Cancer Revisited

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The obvious upside of “high-pressure parenting,” as Avent called it, is that investing more time and resources in children can help them realize their full potential as students, athletes, musicians, artists, etc. The obvious downside is that excessive pressure can produce unhealthy levels of stress...

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How High-Pressure Parenting Undermines Character Building

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Experienced caretakers can usually provide a safe environment, but to avoid unintentional injuries, grandparents and babysitters need to be just as educated when it comes to safety standards and first aid.

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Is grandparents' old-school parenting dangerous?

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Elizabeth Westbrook
Gini RaRa
CHristine Jones
The scientists had simulated children grow up. Using estimations about how calorie intake and activity patterns affect body weight, the program changed each virtual child’s body day-by-day into adulthood. Most became increasingly overweight...

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Child’s Play Is Good for All of Us

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Karoline Gaffga
My dermatologist barely looked at my cracking skin and said, “It’s probably cancer.” I left that appointment with a bandage over my lip, while a layer of my spot went to the pathologist. It was cancer, specifically a basal cell carcinoma.

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There has been some overlap demonstrated between math anxiety and other more general types of anxiety, especially related to test-taking, but math anxiety seems to exist as a separate phenomenon; studies have shown increased heart rates when people were tested on math, but not on other subjects.

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Fending Off Math Anxiety

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Elizabeth Ayala
Amy Whittington
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It was the end of my childhood with my mother. It was the moment when the split happened. I wouldn’t hear my first language again until I was an adult.

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How I lost my mother, found my family, recovered my identity

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I'm always so invested in teaching my children through words and offering powerful life-lessons, which they no doubt translate to "blah, blah, blah, blah blah," that I forget about the simplicity of teaching by example.

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Five parenting mistakes I make every day

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There are times though when my girl flashes a particular expression—usually it’s a half-smile that involves a tiny crumple of her mouth and is meant to be somewhat sarcastically silly—and I see her birth mom right in front of me.

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Remembering And Forgetting About Adoption: From An Adoptive Mother’s Perspective

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Linda Skolness
Scientists describe it as an addiction. We work hard – buy stuff – feed our addiction.

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Parentry: Can ‘less is more’ apply to parenting?

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Aline Anders
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Trish Grant
Neil D Brown
Robyn Lowry
I tried logic: if he wanted to play cars and trucks together, he needed to let me use at least one of his many miniature vehicles. No luck. Whenever I touched something that belonged to him, my otherwise cheerful child would detonate.

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What’s Mine Is Not Yours

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Parenting is stressful. I don’t need a study to tell me that. But sometimes, it feels more than stressful — it feels like total exhaustion. It feels like burnout.

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Just Like Burnout at Work, It’s Possible to Burn Out on Parenting

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Theresa Miano-Pfeil
Something powerful was born in me at this Indiana Sheraton, a disturbing realization: I’d always privileged an able body.

My baby will be born perfect.

I focus on all going right.

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SuperBabies Don’t Cry

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