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Pam Wilson

Female pioneers recast princess tales with empowered heroines. more

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"It’s not hard to be their dad; they’re really good kids.” more

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Don Roberts and his wife, Jessica have seven kiddos under age 9. more

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Karma, flushed betta fish, and exploding poo—need we say more? more

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This dad gives new meaning to the familiar phrase “have your hands full,” especially when new baby number seven arrives in February. more

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Whether you believe in him or not, Santa is at the heart of many childhood holiday traditions from missteps to teachable moments. more

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Zika, contaminated water, lead… These days, it seems there are more environmental concerns than ever for moms-to-be. A local doctor weighs in about the most pressing issues—and ways to stay healthy. more

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Mothers and daughters of all ages gathered this past weekend to hear from Sil and Eliza Reynolds, the mother-daughter co-authors of the bestselling book Mothering and Daughtering: Keeping Your Bond Through The Teen Years. more

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Girls in the Know helps mothers and daughters navigate the pre-teen and teenage years together. more

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The month of November is a great time to teach kids the art of gratitude. more

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Busy parents need to find time to do something for themselves. more

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With the help of a trusted backpack, a gel-stick, and an uncanny ability to locate items, one mom discovers just how irreplaceable she is. more

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The author's husband Kenny Goldberg is a whiz when it comes to fixing almost anything. He loves to take on projects around the house and learn as much as possible from contractors. Electricity, however, remains a challenge. more

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Children aren't born resilient. It's often a combination of factors that helps them develop strength in the face of disappointment. Licensed psychologist Susan Kent-Arce, Ph.D. advises parents on ways to help raise resilient kids. more

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The menu at home shifts with the needs--and advice--of a growing family. more

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When the author's 19-year-old son says he's bored out of his mind, she questions whether it's her responsibility to entertain him. more

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The Muny season ended earlier this week, and the shows seem to get better and better. Twenty-four years ago, we inherited box seats from my husband’s brother-in-law. We are so close to the stage we can see the performers sweat, breathe and laugh. more

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When the author's son, Joe, arrives home after being away for two months, life around the house isn't quite the same. more

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When the kids return from sleep-away summer camp, it's time for one mom to put aside the luxury of time alone and embrace once again the chaos and challenges of raising kids. more

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A recent convert to the iPhone shares her experiences learning to place phone calls, type with two index fingers, and answer calls. Just don't ask her to text a selfie, yet. more

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