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The ideal family dinner has everyone sitting around the
dinner table and enjoying Mom\’s cooked-from-scratch meal. But while popular culture may perpetuate the family dinner myth, reality
dictates a different story.
Working mothers still have a hard time getting flextime for
family issues, while men seem to have no problem at all.
A 2010 Pew study shows one in five American women has never had children. In the 1970s, that ratio was one in 10. Why are more women opting out of motherhood?
The American Heart Association says that nearly one of every three American children is overweight. And one unexpected factor may have a lot to do with whether a child is overweight — affection.
This video should win an Oscar itself. Watch little ones act out scenes from movies nominated for Best Picture.
The deadly shooting at the Mall in Columbia on Jan. 25 has rocked
the community — here are some tips to help kids cope with the event and understand what happened.
Stuck inside with the kids and sense a meltdown on the horizon? Here are some tips to keep everyone occupied and free of boredom.
Parents need to put their foot down when it comes to electronics in the bedroom.
If your biological clock is ticking but there\’s no mate, where do you go?
You can start teaching your kids about money not long after they begin walking.
An Alexandria-based company has a shot at landing a commercial spot during this year\’s Super Bowl.