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Mon, 2014-02-24 16:01
I live in Milwaukee. They just raised the minimum wage here, but I don't have a job. There's not many options out there.
Mon, 2014-02-24 14:34
Pressure to show success in state- and federally funded preschools may lead to a similar rise in diagnoses in even younger children.
Sun, 2014-02-23 08:40
Eleven years ago, when we learned about our then-unborn son's critical heart defects, we chose to fight for him. I've never regretted that choice, but it's a choice that came at a price measured in time, blood and treasure.
Fri, 2014-02-21 11:01
After my first pregnancy ended in miscarriage, I spent my second following every superstition in hopes of avoiding a repeat of my misfortune.
Thu, 2014-02-20 14:11
Jonathan Martin blames "soft" schools and "white private school conditioning" for part of his trouble in dealing with N.F.L. bullying. Those are loaded terms to parents and educators.
Thu, 2014-02-20 10:34
At 9, my son may be young to hear about suicide, or maybe he should see the kind of grief that suicide brings with it. It’s a theoretical argument, because we didn’t feel we had any real choice but to tell him.
Wed, 2014-02-19 14:17
For three afternoons a week in sixth grade, I was "Zit Face." But no one says a word to my son about his acne, and it doesn't bother him at all.
Wed, 2014-02-19 09:06
In six weeks, we were able to make changes to the habits of one 4-year-old "picky eater" that made mealtimes much more pleasant for his family.
Tue, 2014-02-18 22:01
Experts concerned about the over-diagnosis of A.D.H.D. too often attack parents in their zeal for change.