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Behind Enemy Lines

Thursday, December 9th, 2010
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The first time I met the parents of one of my girlfriends was my freshman year of college. I’d been dating this girl for a

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Teachers Should Be on the Front Line in the Bully Wars

Sunday, April 4th, 2010
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In second grade, my daughter attended an all girls school where students were assigned to round tables. “I’ve changed your daughter’s table assignment,” I was

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Maturing Up—Different from Growing Up

Monday, March 15th, 2010
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Recently, someone very close to me called my maturity level into question. And it really hurt my feelings. I thought, “How dare this person make

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When Parents Put the Pedal to the Meddle

Monday, March 8th, 2010
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She calls every night before you go to bed. He calls every morning when you wake up. She reminds you to bring sunscreen before your

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Growing Up Together and Apart—Life as an Identical Twin

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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What is it like growing up as an identical twin, looking at someone else and feeling like you are looking into a mirror? Abigail Pogrebin

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Hijacked Holidays for Families

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
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Holidays can be so great. Family, friends, parties, pretty decorations everywhere.  But for people in the early, or not so early, stages of divorce, holidays

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Goodbye, School Days! (Hello? Did Anyone Hear Us?)

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
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Last year, when my younger daughter graduated from high school, our family wrapped up fifteen years as participants at three different schools. We left with

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10 Ways to Minimize Your Child’s Stress

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
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By Leslie Gilbert-Lurie In many respects my children are lucky. They have traveled extensively, attended outstanding schools, and have had the occasion to pursue talents

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