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This Passover, we packed emergency preparedness bags, in case we had to run.

April 16 2014 4:03 PMThe Case for Separate BedsI love my husband, but I want my own bed.
April 8 2014 2:49 PMRaising a Child DangerouslyAdventure sailing with young children can be risky. It’s also the best way I know how to parent.
April 1 2014 12:02 AMThe Harder They FallNew research shows that high-status kids go after each other more than they go after misfits. The targets say they suffer more, too.
March 25 2014 11:23 PMThe Kids, They Know ThingsI used to do everything for my children. Now, they do things for me.
March 19 2014 1:48 AMMy DementiaTelling who I am before I forget.
March 12 2014 11:39 AMHands Off My Kid’s iPadA Huffington Post blogger’s shaky case for banning hand-held devices for children.
Feb. 28 2014 5:33 PMThe Obesity Rate for Children Has Not PlummetedDespite what the New York Times tells you.
Feb. 27 2014 12:44 PMCity vs. Suburbs: Where Is It Better to Raise Kids?
Feb. 17 2014 10:19 AMHappy 11th Birthday, ColinI hope the 1.9 million Facebookers who liked your mom’s page also do something in the real world to help kids on the spectrum.
Feb. 6 2014 8:45 AM“My Life Is a Waking Nightmare”Why do parents make parenting sound so God-awful?
Jan. 17 2014 8:08 AMGosh, It Must Be Hard Caring for Aging Parents. Here’s What It’s Like to Be One.
Dec. 18 2013 7:15 AMMissing ChristmasI’m Jewish. When my Catholic grandmother died, so did the holiday.
Oct. 18 2013 7:38 AM“Could You Be an Animal If You Didn’t Have Any Bones?”The picture book that will show your kid how evolution works.
Sept. 5 2013 9:15 AMBan School Bake SalesDo American parents spend too much time volunteering at their kids’ schools?
Aug. 16 2013 12:19 PMMy Parents Chose My HusbandSeventeen years later, I’m still married to him, still grieving, and still trying to figure out why I stay.
April 15 2014 12:11 PMThe Gay Father I Never Knew
April 1 2014 2:23 PMA New Way to Think About the Obsessions of Autistic Kids
March 26 2014 11:12 AMGot Lice? Come On In.My kids’ school lets students with head lice stay in class. What a great policy!
March 20 2014 4:54 PMMy Son Loves My Little PonyAt 7, he already knows that’s not OK.
March 17 2014 11:55 PMI’m a Pediatrician. Should I Treat All Kids, or Just the Vaccinated Ones?It’s not an easy call.
March 6 2014 12:50 PMI Opted My Kids Out of Standardized TestsThen I learned a thing or two.
Feb. 28 2014 11:07 AMCan a Video Game Teach Empathy?The guy behind Madden NFL thinks so.
Feb. 18 2014 11:50 PMSelling FearSmart monitors cannot protect babies from SIDS, so what are they for?
Feb. 14 2014 12:54 PMTeen SpiritHelicopter parenting has crippled American teenagers. Here’s how to fix it.
Jan. 26 2014 11:47 PMI Remember Every Hairdo I’ve Had in 40 YearsBecause black hair is a big deal.
Jan. 6 2014 10:54 AMGrowing Up UnvaccinatedI had the healthiest childhood imaginable. And yet I was sick all the time.
Nov. 8 2013 7:55 AMComfort FoodNo one brings dinner when your daughter is an addict.
Oct. 3 2013 5:16 PMAmerican Jews Are Secular, Intermarried, and Assimilated Great news! 
Sept. 4 2013 11:31 AMWhen Mom DiedI was 16 when cancer killed my mother. I raised my sisters the best I could.
July 29 2013 5:52 AMThe One Thing No One Tells You Before You Have KidsDon’t get a dog.

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