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Should Children Be Forced to Perform?

Fri, 2015-02-06 11:55
Children need to learn how to read, but do they really need to learn to sing Do-Re-Mi in front of two hundred people with flashing cameras?

Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 2015-02-06 10:09
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.

Shared Custody: So Even on Paper, So Hard on the First Night

Thu, 2015-02-05 14:56
If there was a mothering switch, I hadn’t yet found the dimmer.

Need Help Finding Your Sweet Spot at Home and Work? Apply Here.

Wed, 2015-02-04 16:17
Want some help making the small shifts that make life slide into a more manageable gear?

Compare and Contrast: College-Ready First Graders or Godlike Cherubs?

Wed, 2015-02-04 13:33
Two articles will make you think about what’s “natural” for your family, and how that might be different from what works for others.