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Motherhood&Words_hs2012

This 7th Annual Motherhood and Words Event at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis brings together three leaders in women’s writing about motherhood:  Caroline Grant, editor-in-chief of Literary Mama and co-editor of The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family & How We Learn to Eat; Katrina Kenison, best-selling author of The Gift of an…

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Koenig,Melissa_hs

Very young children have a remarkable capacity to learn whatever language (or languages) they hear. But as we get older, we often struggle to learn a new language and may never “speak like a native” (as Marti learned years ago trying to order a beer in Sweden!). Why is that so? And, as parents, what…

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Harman,Suzanne_hs

When a young person has questions about sexual orientation and identity, where can he or she turn for guidance and information? How can that person initiate a conversation with parents and other family members about these questions? And how can the young person stand up against teasing and bullying that are so often a part…

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Miller&McConnell_hs

Although estimates vary widely as to the number of children growing up today with gay or Lesbian parents, there is no question the number is substantial. So, are there unique challenges gay and Lesbian parents and their children confront? What are the dynamics for gay and Lesbian couples when they become parents and begin to…

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KARE_Gotta Have It

Advertisers are working hard right now to sell our children on the “must haves” for back-to-school shopping. And even very young children can be seduced by the enticing ads. But it’s up to parents to put these demands in perspective and help children make reasonable decisions. As with so many parenting situations, this presents not only…

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