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Reflections On My Dad

I'm nearly 40 years old and my parents have been divorced most of my life. My relationship with each of them is unique--crafted by their human experience and mine. Just like everyone else, we are affe…

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Dealing With the Pressure to Have Kids

We love babies. We’ll snuggle them; make them smile; wipe drool; sniff their yummy, sweet baby scent; bounce them in our arms for hours when nothing else will calm them; buy them funny hats; change…

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De-Stressing Mom is a Gift for the Whole Family

By Deborah Rozman and Sara Childre Many would argue there is no bigger responsibility in life than being a mother. And while kids can bring untold joy, meaning and fulfillment into their moms’ live…

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10 Ways to Be a More Creative Cook

Whether you're a seasoned cook or a kitchen newbie, cooking can be a great deal of fun, rather than a daily chore. Try these inspiring ideas the next time you work with wok and ladle. Bon appetit! …

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3 Health Habits to Teach Your Children

It is never too late to replace old habits with new ones, but ideally, good health habits should begin early in life. If you’re a parent to young children, encourage them to follow these three simple …

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How to Talk with Your Kids About Sex

This week's episode of "Perfectly Imperfect Parents" on The Chopra Well is all about how to talk with your kids about sex. Dr. Cara Natterson from the show shares her thoughts and tips. Number 1 pie…

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Where Do We Draw the Line with Bullying?

My daughter recently told me about an incident with some of her friends. A group of them were together singing, dancing and having fun. One friend, a free spirited, earnest girl, was enthusiasticall…

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Do Apples Need to be So Crazy?

So the Mayan Apocalypse came and went, and now we have to clean up the mess we thought we were leaving for the fire and brimstone to sweep away. Where shall we start? The shameful state of our ecosyst…

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Two Glasses of Milk Per Day, Like it or Not

My kid doesn’t really go for milk. Sure he will humor me from time to time with a few sips from a glass, but all in all, he shows very little interest. This would normally be fine, but since milk is t…

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Should We Lie to Kids About Santa Claus?

I really love Christmas. The tree decorating, the egg nog, the cheesy Hallmark movies - I love it all. And that's partly due to the fact that I'm lucky enough to have had a lot of great Christmases as…

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