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Losing teeth and letting go

Losing teeth and letting go

It was late, and that’s never a good time to start pulling teeth.
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Children with mild mental health issues are often overlooked

J.D. emerged from his parent's divorce in 2013 a different kid. He'd always been serious, but now he was moody and falling ... Read More
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Why your friends are unfriending you

Why your friends are unfriending you

Facebook is a great tool to renew friendships, keep in touch with people over long distances and share information with friends. But there are certain ... Read More
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Is family the 'end' and everything else the 'means'?

Is family the 'end' and everything else the 'means'?

When our children were small and we were trying to teach them how to set simple goals, it was hard at first for them to ... Read More
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See the space station, Earth in gorgeous ultra-HD glory

See the space station, Earth in gorgeous ultra-HD glory

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION — The beauty of space can be seen in greater detail than ever before.
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How you and your spouse can conquer conflicts over friends

How you and your spouse can conquer conflicts over friends

In a marriage, it can be hard to manage your romantic relationship and your friendships. In fact, sometimes your partner may not get along with ... Read More
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Political ideologies affect family stability on county level, study finds

Political ideologies affect family stability on county level, study finds

New research published by Family Studies from family social scientists Brad Wilcox and Nicholas Zill on how partisan ideology impacts family stability concludes that at ... Read More
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30 books to read to or with your child before they grow up

30 books to read to or with your child before they grow up

Reading to your kids for at least 20 minutes a day greatly increases your children's success in school by giving them a stronger aptitude ... Read More
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This dynamic dance floor duo will have your entire family rolling

This dynamic dance floor duo will have your entire family rolling



What started as a home video meant for one woman's fiancé (and a few Facebook friends) has become an internet sensation. Mom, Nikki Taylor ... Read More
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5 surprising reasons why adult siblings should get along

5 surprising reasons why adult siblings should get along

To have the happiest possible family life adult siblings need to get along. Here are a few reasons why these relationships are vitally important.
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This one weekly habit can save your marriage

This one weekly habit can save your marriage

When life gets crazy, it can be hard take on a habit that could save your marriage. But in the long run, it's completely ... Read More
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4 warning signs of suicide

4 warning signs of suicide

If your teen wears a lot of dark clothing and identifies as Goth, he or she may be more at risk for depression or self-harm ... Read More
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The healing power of pets: Research, experience speak to benefits of animal-assisted therapy

The healing power of pets: Research, experience speak to benefits of animal-assisted therapy

Pets can decrease cholesterol levels, blood pressure and feelings of loneliness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But you don’t have ... Read More
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4 Simple Alternatives for the Couple Not Ready for Counseling

4 Simple Alternatives for the Couple Not Ready for Counseling

It’s normal to feel like your marriage or relationship needs some work. In fact, every relationship requires work. It’s also common and OK ... Read More
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4 ways to focus on reality, in a virtual world

4 ways to focus on reality, in a virtual world

Our everyday lives are far different today than they were even 10 years ago. Now, much of our lives are spent online. Paying bills, searching ... Read More
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An open letter to a run-away daughter to negotiate the terms of her returning home

An open letter to a run-away daughter to negotiate the terms of her returning home

To a daughter who took off for Wyoming:
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How to lose weight on your daily commute

How to lose weight on your daily commute

The Wall Street Journal has some encouraging news for those of us who use public transportation to get to work (or to McDonald's).
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Bringing daddy style to parenting

Bringing daddy style to parenting

Dads are definitely a different breed than moms. When my first daughter was born, I spent a lot of time trying to reshape my husband ... Read More
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Why there is nothing wrong with making your husband a darn sandwich

Why there is nothing wrong with making your husband a darn sandwich

When did it become wrong to show kindness to your husband?
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The perfect recipe for keeping your marriage delicious

The perfect recipe for keeping your marriage delicious

The more you think about it, the more love and cake have in common. Love is an universal emotion, sort of like how everyone loves ... Read More
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12 things women say vs. what they actually mean

12 things women say vs. what they actually mean

The truth is, women are complicated. We play games, give hints and say just about anything other than what we really mean. Everything seems to ... Read More
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Tired of pouring orange juice on your cereal? Here’s what you need to know about infant sleep patter

Tired of pouring orange juice on your cereal? Here’s what you need to know about infant sleep patter

At first, your newborn baby is most likely not going to sleep through the night. On average, infants sleep about 17 hours a day. This ... Read More
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Baby boomers are not selling off homes, but impacting economy in other ways

Baby boomers are not selling off homes, but impacting economy in other ways

Baby boomers are not leaving the homes they own to settle into apartments, as housing economists had predicted.
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Are you your soul mate?

Are you your soul mate?

We spend most of our lives searching for our one true soul mate. The one person that completes us, understands us and is accepting of ... Read More
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Why mommy shaming is a thing

Why mommy shaming is a thing

Lately it seems there are more and more stories about how moms (and dads) need to support each other instead of criticizing and pointing out ... Read More
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Ask Angela: My boyfriend won't tell me he loves me

Ask Angela: My boyfriend won't tell me he loves me

Dear Angela,
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After having a baby, dad's brain changes too

After having a baby, dad's brain changes too

Men's brains rewire when they become fathers, according to research from the University of Denver published in the journal Social Neuroscience.
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4 tools that use money to motivate weight loss

4 tools that use money to motivate weight loss

A group photo was posted by a friend to my Facebook wall. I was mortified and barely recognized myself. Several weeks later I was asked ... Read More
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The best way to find your soulmate

The best way to find your soulmate

A few years ago, many of my co-workers were young college students. We worked long, 12-hour graveyard shifts together. We had a lot of opportunities ... Read More
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Are you pessimistic about marriage success?

Are you pessimistic about marriage success?

Why do so many marriages end in divorce? Could our attitudes and views have something to do with the success or failure of our own ... Read More
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4 reasons why marrying for someone's good looks is a really bad idea

4 reasons why marrying for someone's good looks is a really bad idea

We all know that marrying someone for their looks is not the best idea. But why? Being attracted to someone is important in a relationship ... Read More
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For Christians, it’s not always easy to deal with infidelity

For Christians, it’s not always easy to deal with infidelity

Ashley Madison, a social network designed for people looking to have affairs, dominated the news last week, as hackers released a database of more than ... Read More
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15 simple memories to make with your kids

15 simple memories to make with your kids

When I was six years old, in the dead of the night, my step-mom tiptoed in my room as to not wake my sisters. She ... Read More
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How Medicare is trying to start a healthier national conversation about dying

How Medicare is trying to start a healthier national conversation about dying

Diane Carbo has spent countless hours considering how she would like to die.
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5 ways to recognize the birthday of someone you've lost

5 ways to recognize the birthday of someone you've lost

The past week was my mother’s first birthday since her passing. Not wanting the day to go by unnoticed, I called up my siblings ... Read More
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Marital stress can make you eat more, study says

Marital stress can make you eat more, study says

Do you crave junk food when you’re fighting with your spouse? That might be normal, according to a new study that says people in ...

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9 fun bits of advice about marriage from famous folks

9 fun bits of advice about marriage from famous folks

All marriage relationships have their own little bits of quirkiness. Quirkiness can be good. We can even learn from each other. It helps us realize ... Read More
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Scientist claims his picture book puts kids to sleep in minutes

Scientist claims his picture book puts kids to sleep in minutes

For many parents, getting children to sleep is an ongoing battle. Desperate for solutions, they’ll try everything, from blackout curtains to white-noise machines. A ... Read More
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Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new study

Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new study

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, researchers believe they’ve found a way to retrain cancerous cells to die in ... Read More
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How a second baby can make your marriage more resilient

How a second baby can make your marriage more resilient

The secret to a happy marriage is two-fold: First, have a baby. Then, have another.
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Parents using infertility treatment to determine sex of their child

Parents using infertility treatment to determine sex of their child

In vitro fertilization is typically used by couples with infertility issues. However, an increasingly popular trend among parents without fertility issues is the use of ... Read More
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12 untranslatable words that describe love in a way English can't

12 untranslatable words that describe love in a way English can't

Love is a crazy and confusing thing. Throughout history, men and women have searched for ways to perfectly describe this intense feeling of the heart ... Read More
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Do you have a victim mentality?

Do you have a victim mentality?

Question:
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I made a little girl cry, and I don't feel bad about it

I made a little girl cry, and I don't feel bad about it

I could instantly see the look of horror on her face.
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These pregnancy apps might help expecting mothers before and after pregnancy

These pregnancy apps might help expecting mothers before and after pregnancy

Before the dawn of apps, women had babies successfully, making one father-to-be skeptical of their importance in pregnancy.
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Want to improve your marriage? Get a hobby, more sleep and more exercise

Want to improve your marriage? Get a hobby, more sleep and more exercise

Family therapist Lee N. Johnson has advice for married couples who aren't connecting, but it's probably not what one expects.
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Intuition: The sweet spot between helicopter and free-range parenting

Intuition: The sweet spot between helicopter and free-range parenting

A new type of parenting being introduced as "Intuitive Parenting" advocates for parents becoming more engaged in their kids' lives, but with the children having ... Read More
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4 mindfulness skills that can help you manage anxiety

4 mindfulness skills that can help you manage anxiety

Feelings of panic, restlessness, excessive worry, difficulties concentrating and irritability are all common symptoms of anxiety. Some may experience a couple of these symptoms as ... Read More
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Starting fresh: Moving into the real world of freshman life

Fear.
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7 signs you need help getting over your heartbreak

7 signs you need help getting over your heartbreak

Heartbreak is never pleasant. No one goes into a relationship hoping it will end with hurt feelings, a broken heart, and a return to the ... Read More
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