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Do You Ever Regret Leaving Your Children? Mid-Air Storm Makes This Mom Rethink Travel

There's a sudden storm over the Atlanta airport, so our plane is patiently circling. The pilot says it shouldn't be more than an extra 15 or 20...There's a terror that builds up inside me when I think about leaving my children prematurely, no matter the reason.

Dear Dad: Blue Collar Pop Taught Son How Work Gets Done

Paddy Loughran was a proud union man. Courtesy of Rob Loughran Before "blue collar" became synonymous with a comedy tour or an...Paddy Loughran, immigrant from Cookstown, County Tyrone, North Ireland, lived to work.

Is Predicting Kids' Athletic Future With At-Home Genetic Testing Possible?

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By Dr. Robert Tozzi
Parents, trainers, coaches and athletes emulate many of our high-profile professional...
Companies claim genetic testing can help determine what sports may be best for their child.

Celebrating Fathers' Day, Plural

On Sunday, my household will observe a holiday that is somehow universal and statistically rare all at once: Fathers' Day. Note the location of the...For this family, Father's Day means two dads, one holiday.

Learning to Let Your Children Grow Up - Eye Rolls and All

I was just getting the hang of this how to parent young children thing, and now my son has decided to grow up. I think it's a plot to take me off my...What happened to my sweet little boy who always does what I say?

America's Got Talent ... Not!

Josie Rodell, left, Dad (Chris) and Lucinda wait for the Pittsburgh trolley for a day at the ballpark. Credit: Rachel Rodell I may not...I see "America's Got Talent" is returned recently. I'm unlikely to watch, but I can guarantee the show would rate better than any show called, "America's Got Kids Who Score Better in Math/Science Than Other Countries!"
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My Little One Was So Excited About Being a Big Brother ... But Not Anymore!

Dear AdviceMama, During my pregnancy, my 3-year old could not have been more excited about having a little brother or sister. He told...
Be patient with your son, and help him cry whenever he's upset.

Why Summer Break Scares Me

Summer break has begun. Some moms are thrilled about this. They can't wait to go on adventures and hang out all day long for weeks at a time with...Planning 10 weeks of activities for the kids has this mom freaked out before summer has even begun.

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