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Annual train rides give families a chance to experience vintage travel
For train enthusiasts of all ages, the Carona Depot and Museum Complex is the promised land. On Saturday, conductors will call to them to climb aboard.
Sarah Coyne: Parroting kids' words builds trust, helps solve problems
There comes a time when communicating with toddlers begins to resemble a tennis match.
Planning can help parents handle the holidays
The beginning of October marks the start of an annual gauntlet of holidays. From Halloween and Hanukkah to Thanksgiving and Christmas, then wrapping up with the new year, we'll party, get together, buy presents, prepare meals and be generally a lot more busy.
- Parents' planner (Sept. 26- Oct. 2)
Aisha Sultan: Anachronistic pageants shouldn't be measure of racial progress
We don't like when a sexist contest provokes a racist response. Come on, Miss America viewers, you're better than that.
Sarah Coyne: One-on-one attention can stave off chaos
For me, being a parent is overwhelming and chaotic every day. There are never days when I look around and think, "I totally nailed it! Everything was perfect!"
Librarians say parents should decide which books are ban-worthy (w/VIDEO)
In honor of Banned Books Week, libraries across the nation have put up displays featuring shelves full of beloved titles, from "Go Ask Alice" to "Harry Potter."
- Parents' planner (Sept. 19-25)
Aisha Sultan: A sext prompts 'the talk'
The Facebook chat started out innocently enough. First, he wanted to know if they knew one another from school, and if they were friends. Then he set up the ask.
Sarah Coyne: Kids learn passion for life by example
There's nothing wrong with taking a couch binge every once in a while. In fact, I think enforced laziness is sometimes the best medicine for too much busyness. Down time throws a wrench in the rat race.
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