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The Washington Post

Parents vow to fight ‘free range kids’ decision

Donna St George examines a case where parents who let their children walk alone have been found guilty of neglect.

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sxc.hu

Nearness helps children sleep

Meghan Leahy has some ideas for making small children feel safe at bedtime.

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AP

All a family needs is love

Children brought up in unconventional families fare no worse than those from traditional families, according to a major study.

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‘I hate my daughter’s lazy boyfriend’
December 22 2014 at 08:01

Every instinct in your body cries out to protect your offspring. What should you do? Rowen Pelling has some advice.

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Get slang savvy to protect your child
December 18 2014 at 13:28

If you thought you had teenage internet-speak cracked by getting to grips, think again.

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What to do about a bump on the head
December 11 2014 at 12:37

Lorraine Candy has seen her share of childhood accidents...

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‘My daughter’s jealous of her baby sister’
December 11 2014 at 11:47

Without the added threat of having a little sister come in and take Mom away, being four is already a pretty rough gig, says Meghan Leahy.

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‘Why are police officers so bad?’
December 9 2014 at 13:13

Jessica F. Hinton tries to come up with a G-rated explanation of the Michael Brown story for her four-year-old.

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My baby’s left the nest, and I’m fine
December 9 2014 at 11:21

Emily Rogan realises that her grown son just doesn't need her so much right now. And that is fine with her...

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What to do when your kid starts swearing
December 8 2014 at 12:59

When it comes to kids and swearing, there are a few things you should know, says Melinda Wenner Moyer.

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Parents who are too proud
December 8 2014 at 11:21

Researchers found that many parent 'overvalue' their offspring, believing them to be more special than others.

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How 'cool' parents raise conformist kids
December 5 2014 at 14:35

Shouldn't it be a parent's role to teach children not to be sheep, asks an agitated Andrew Reiner.

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‘Dead mom’s letters not giving me closer’
December 5 2014 at 12:08

Emily Yoffe's heart goes out to a woman faced with a dilemma on the eve of her wedding.

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