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Nov19
How to Survive the First Few Weeks of Motherhood With Some Semblance of Your Sanity

How to Survive the First Few Weeks of Motherhood With Some Semblance of Your Sanity

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And, yes, one of our tips is to wear a sling. BTW– this was written before the infamous Motrin ad debut.

Jun27

Are our children overprotected?

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As we walk to the playground, Henry yells to his friend, “Let’s race!” And they do. Down sidewalks that are bulging and splitting from the tree roots underneath, two semi-coordinated boys flail their legs downhill, shouting with glee. Behind them, I cringe, and wonder who’s going to scrape his knee this time. But I keep […]

Mar28

The bullying epidemic

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The New York Times this week profiled Billy Wolfe, a high school sophomore who has been the target of emotional and physical abuse at the hands of his classmates. Three years ago, for whatever mysterious, cruel reason, the school bullies determined that he was unacceptable. Since then he has been beaten and terrorized, again and […]

Feb29

Salons and spas for little girls: harmful, or harmless?

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The New York Times, that bastion of meaningful news, published a story yesterday on how cosmetic companies and retailers are targeting six- to nine-year-old girls. Salons for little girls are springing up around the country, apparently, with parents hosting “beauty primping parties” for daughters and their friends. The demographic the Times targets with this type […]

Dec06

Can I achieve “balance” when I’m a postpartum mom?

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Featured Parenting Professional: Michelle Asher Dunn, MA

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