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Pam Wilson

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"I continue to try to teach them to be kind, not take things from one another, and to be patient with each other. They are such good kids!" says Slaughter. Read more

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

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Female pioneers recast princess tales with empowered heroines. Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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