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Don’t Call Him a Hero

There are better ways to honor 9/11 first responders—people like my father.

Sept. 5 2016 8:30 PMNo One Ever “Just Adopts”Why it’s the one thing you should never say to an infertile couple.
June 20 2016 1:40 PMAlone, TogetherTo avoid travel stress and major arguments, more couples should vacation together but fly alone.
June 16 2016 7:30 AMThe CrewAfter my father’s death, these men taught me about family, friendship, and kindness.
June 7 2016 10:35 AMMore Young Adults Are Living With Their ParentsWe say that like it’s a bad thing. It’s not.
May 7 2016 7:04 AMSingle-Mother Families Aren’t the “Other”They’re increasingly the norm. And it’s time to end the shaming and stigmatizing of solo moms.
May 6 2016 5:58 AMIn Praise of the AuntieThey’re the rule-breaking, adventure-taking, hug-dispensing women who make every family stronger.
May 5 2016 5:50 AMLet’s Get LostWhy you should let your kids plan your vacation.
March 2 2016 12:48 PMBeing Mindful About MindfulnessIs the push to teach meditation in schools just a way to mold shiny corporate humanoids?
Feb. 2 2016 2:39 PMUnequal PartnershipWe both have jobs. Why am I the one who remembers the preschool snack?
Jan. 5 2016 5:30 AMLike Tinder, but for BabysittersWhy finding a caregiver online is a lot like Internet dating.
Dec. 21 2015 2:10 PMShould I Make My Kid Hug His Grandma at Christmas?There’s no one way to handle this situation.
Dec. 17 2015 9:45 AMNo, Busybody Strangers of the World, My Baby Is Not ColdWinter is prime time for a certain brand of parental concern-trolling.
Oct. 26 2015 10:02 AMThe CraftI would learn to sew in time to make my son’s Halloween costume. But who was the costume really for?
Oct. 8 2015 1:15 PMI Can No Longer Get a Decent Photograph of My ChildrenThey refuse to be frozen in time, and so I can feel time slipping through my fingers.
Sept. 27 2015 2:08 PMDo You Spend Enough Time With Your Kids?Measure yourself against other parents with the same gender, employment status, and number of children.
July 22 2016 3:08 PMHow to Turn Pokémon Go Into a Lifelong PassionPeople who love the game are collectors at heart. Here’s how to entertain them forever. 
June 17 2016 9:16 AMMy Father’s Secret PastAnd how it shaped my own search for my Jewish identity.
June 15 2016 10:15 AMExes and O’sOn figuring out the best name for the father of my children.
May 24 2016 11:54 AMPlease Don’t Ask Me to Put Down My Phone It’s a time machine to a place where my husband is still alive. 
May 6 2016 10:13 AMThe Cupcake RevolutionI can’t save my daughter from a terminal illness. But we can help save other children from the same fate.
May 5 2016 10:00 AMWhat’s in a Name?I agonized over changing mine when I got married. Then I lost my husband.
May 3 2016 2:31 PMHow to Win Every Argument With Your Kids ForeverThe answer can be found in game theory, according to a new book.
Feb. 18 2016 9:04 AMThe Oatmeal ExchangeSeven ways to get through a divorce when you have small children.
Jan. 22 2016 10:00 AMDon’t Procrastinate on Getting Your Baby a Passport! She’ll Thank You Later.Flying with a baby on board? Slate’s president, Keith Hernandez, shares a parenting triumph. 
Dec. 22 2015 11:31 AMHow to Talk to Other People’s ChildrenThere are two schools of thought.
Dec. 17 2015 1:24 PMSlate Voice: “Two Kinds of Goodbyes”Listen to Jill Bialosky’s heart-wrenching story about motherhood, love, and loss. 
Nov. 18 2015 3:08 PMRemember the Toddler Who Threw a Tantrum in Front of the President?That was my kid.
Oct. 22 2015 10:39 AMHow My 3-Year-Old Son and I Gave Up Our BlankiesWe did it together!
Oct. 8 2015 5:00 AMWe Need a New Etiquette for Thank-You NotesYou have to thank the gift-givers immediately. But you also have to thank them correctly.
Sept. 14 2015 9:38 AMThe Value of a MessYou should let your kids totally botch household chores from an early age.

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