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September 9, 2012

Understanding Dogs


An expert dog trainer explains how dogs can have a hard time interacting with children, and she explains how to keep kids and dogs safe. 

March 2, 2012

A Brief Moment


I’m not the outgoing type at all. Meeting new people and jumping right into conversations are not easy for me.

January 1, 2012

Happy New Year!


Let's turn down a notch our unending quests to try harder or be better versions of ourselves.

April 8, 2004

Bedtime Stories


Parenting books had forewarned me, but I still stepped right into the trap.

March 1, 2004

Challenging Journey: Food Allergies


The story of one family's experience with learning how to care for their son, who has severe food allergies. 

June 16, 2003

Priority One


Tom Mayer writes about the decision to become an at-home father.

April 18, 2003

Other Thoughts about Parenting and Difficult Children


Perhaps the most important thing that helped me get through the early years of parenting my third child was support, which I found in both books and people.

April 18, 2003

Learning from a Difficult Child


An experienced mom is surprised by the intensity of her third son's energy, impulsiveness and feelings - she explains how and what she learned over the years.  

October 4, 2002

Table Talk


Talk may be cheap...

July 28, 2002

ADHD: Something is out of Whack


Sue Parry recounts her struggle to understand her sons' experiences in school and the high rate of ADHD diagnoses in her community. 

July 1, 2002

Not An Interloper


House-husband. Primary caregiver. At-home parent. Full-time dad. All these terms are descriptive, but I usually describe myself as an at-home dad.

May 25, 2002

Teens - Provide and Advocate


This article is the last of a five-part series designed to share parents' 


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