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Leggings distracting for boys? Debate over a ban

The principal of Haven Middle School in Evanston, Ill., thought leggings were too distracting on girls, so she banned female students from wearing them.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 07:26am EDT

Tags: leggings, parenting, Dress Code

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Wheaton Youth Center won't get historic designation, paving way for wrecking ball

Wheaton Youth Center is headed for the wrecking ball after the Montgomery County Council declined to protect the aging building with a historic preservation designation.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 04:54am EDT

Tags: Amanda Iacone, Wheaton Youth Center, wheaton, Neil Greenberger

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Tips to make your job search easier

A lot of people don't know how to use keywords to make their resume stand out, according to Susan Joyce, editor of job-hunt.org.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 07:41am EDT

Tags: job search, resume tips, Susan Joyce, job hunt, linkedin

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Parents, are you doing your child's homework?

Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids' homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:53am EDT

Tags: parenting, homework, school

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Kids and media: How much is too much?

"Media" has expanded beyond TV sets and movie screens. Phones, tablets and computers can be educational, but should there be a limit?

Monday - 03/17/2014, 09:22am EDT

Tags: technology, iPod, media

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Travel tips: trusting the right reviews

When deciphering travel reviews, it's important to look for consistency.

Saturday - 03/15/2014, 04:00am EDT

Tags: travel,

Don't hang up on that telemarketer

Maybe you ignore the call, maybe you just hang up after saying hello. Either way, you are fueling the fire for that telemarketer to call you back - and soon.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 07:29am EDT

Tags: telemarketers, do not call list

Parents say ‘no way' to Miley Cyrus

Parents are having trouble getting comfortable taking their kids to see modern-day performers. Two local mothers and an expert explain why.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 08:23am EDT

Tags: parenting, Miley Cyrus,

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How many people sleep with their pets?

Nearly three-quarters of us - 71 percent - sleep with our pets, according to a survey done by the mattress company Novosbed.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 08:14am EST

Tags: Pets, sleep

Is sleeping a group activity? How to get kids back in their own beds

Sleep is a precious commodity for busy parents, but it's hard to get your Zzzs when the kids start jumping in bed with you.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 07:22am EST

Tags: parenting, sleep, Dr. Harvey Karp, parents,

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