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Read some articles from back issues of the print edition and supplemental content.

Expert Advise About Teens and Tweens

Teen parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman on how to talk with your constantly irritated child.

Can You Hear Me Now? Hearing Loss in Teens and Tweens

If you’re the parent of a teen or tween, chances are you’ve wondered, half-jokingly, if your child hears anything you say. The reality is that there are over 6.5 million American children ages 12 to 19 living with some form of hearing loss — and much of it is preventable.

Spice Up Your Weekends

<!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.5px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} -->Day-to-day schedules can get tedious. Bouncing between work, home and family obligations, it’s often hard to muster the energy and enthusiasm for making time for yourself. But weekends are two-day opportunities that should be used to recharge and indulge in some much needed fun and relaxation.

Sharing Valentine's Day Love

I love that we have a day designed to celebrate love! And I enjoy finding creative ways to show the people in my life how much I care about them. This year, I’m sharing some ideas from the kitchen and from the heart so that you can put some extra L-O-V-E into your Valentine’s Day.

Duck Store's Literary Duck Celebrates Lewis Carroll's Unbirthday

What do you get when you bring together a precocious young girl, a punctual rabbit, a grinning cheshire cat, and an enigmatic Mad Hatter? It doesn't take a champion riddler to answer, "<strong>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</strong>." The imaginative characters and scenes from this classic children's story have delighted readers for generations. Celebrating an unbirthday on January 27 is the book's author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pseudonym, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Carroll">Lewis Carroll</a>.

Cook up Some Family Togetherness

<!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} -->Family too focused on texting, surfing and gaming? Are they interacting more with a keyboard then with each other? Cooking is not only a great creative outlet, but the simple acts of mixing and measuring even have the potential to help families reconnect, creating opportunities for amazing conversations and memories that last a lifetime.

Why Can't I Read? Reading Problem or Hidden Vision Problem?

The school year is well under way but some students continue to struggle with reading. Even with the special help at home and at school, the hoped for gains remain out of reach. Parents devote extra time helping with homework and reading yet, out of frustration, might complain, “If only you would work harder!” Teachers use the best curricula available. But, your student falls even further behind, discouragement settles in and the student exhibits secondary behaviors — loss of attention, deteriorating behavior, plummeting self-esteem. Of course there are students who will persist as hard as they can but suffer for it with headaches, stomachaches, anxiety or fatigue.

Dad's Eye View - New Year's Resolutions

I can barely remember those awkward days when the past was long-gone, but The Future hadn’t quite arrived yet.

Explore Nature Nearby: Go Green by Giving Back

Welcome to January! 'Tis the season for New Year's Resolutions, clean starts, and fresh perspectives. So what's on your list of things to do in 2011? If helping out in the community and learning to live more lightly are two of your top ten missions, then read on. It's easy to go green while giving back, and "service learning" can be very rewarding for families and kids.

Images CAN Be Your Reality

Imagine seeing a picture daily and then seeing that picture become your life. This is possible with a Dream/Vision Board. I have been using a Dream Board since I was 15 and have experienced the power of it in my life. I understand that goal setting can be difficult for some, along with accomplishing New Year’s Resolutions. Yet a Dream Board is fun, easy, and creative. While I encourage everyone to set goals, and map out how to reach their dreams, a Dream Board is an asset and another venue to achieve goals and resolutions.
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