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Tough,Paul_hs

We all want our children to succeed in school and life, but the qualities we think are most important are not always what matter most. After years of writing about education and child development for New York Times Magazine and other major publications, Paul Tough set out to learn from researchers and educators throughout the…

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Hanlon,Jenny_hs

Parents often ask how old a child should be to stay home alone safely, even for a very short time. But it’s not only a child’s chronological age that matters. As Marti, Erin and guest Jenny Hanlon discuss in this week’s Mom Enough show, we need to consider a child’s specific skills, emotional maturity and…

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Stoll,Barb_hs

It’s one of those “oh no!” moments many of us have had: we’re combing our son’s or daughter’s hair and notice some unwelcome visitors on our child’s scalp! Will we have to keep our child home from school or childcare? How in the world can we miss work? And will other parents think we’re dirty…

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Motherhood&Words_hs2

As mothers, we each have a unique life story. But, whatever our circumstance, we all are united by the worry and doubt that seem to be endemic to motherhood. Is my child OK? Am I OK? Am I the mother I should be? And who will be in my corner when I hit the inevitable…

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Rowell,Katja_hs

The dinner table has become a battle ground for many parents, undermining both healthy eating and family relationships. Family doctor and feeding specialist Katja Rowell sees many children and parents in her clinic and, because a high number of the children she sees are adopted, she has released a book about addressing the eating challenges…

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