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Halloween tips and tricks for parents

Halloween is a night of ghosts and goblins and tricks and treats, but it's also a holiday full of teachable moments for parents and kids.

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Tablets at the table? Technology's on the dinner menu

The 'well-behaved kids' in restaurants are often pacified with an iPad. Has the age of technology transformed the dining experience?

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 08:43am EDT

How to prepare kids ahead of the time change

This weekend, we make the switch from daylight saving time to standard time. And even though we don't "fall back" until Sunday, children should start adjusting before the change occurs.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:38am EDT

No trick-or-treaters? Buy Halloween candy anyway!

Don Stewart and his wife will be home with the lights on Halloween night, waiting for trick-or-treaters. But like a lot of folks who stock up on candy, they'll probably end up eating it themselves.

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 03:19pm EDT

AP Interview: NEA president opposes 'toxic' tests

AP Interview: National Education Association president on 'toxic' testing, immigration reform

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 02:22pm EDT

How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

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Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 01:56pm EDT

BWI among most friendly airports in nation for nursing mothers

Baltimore Washington International Airport is among the most friendly airports in the nation for nursing moms on the go, according to a new study.

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 11:52am EDT

Djokovic vies to hold off Federer for No. 1

Amid joy of becoming father, Djokovic has to focus on fending off Federer for No. 1 spot

Monday - 10/27/2014, 05:40pm EDT

For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

For teens with passports, travel to Syria _ or anywhere else _ can be surprisingly easy

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 06:48pm EDT

Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood

Royals' Lorenzo Cain, Greg Holland still on diaper duty during World Series with newborn sons

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 01:52pm EDT

Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty

Federally run Indian schools can't escape tainted legacy; schools among nation's lowest

Monday - 10/20/2014, 02:52pm EDT

What to know about federally run Indian schools

What to know about federally run schools for Native American children

Monday - 10/20/2014, 02:16pm EDT

US expands reporting rule on campus sexual assault

Campus reporting of sexual assault, other crimes to expand under new rule

Friday - 10/17/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Kosovo frees 8-year-old from Syria captivity

Boy held in Syria captivity by jihadi father returned to mother by Kosovo security agents

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 12:44am EDT

What physical violence teaches children

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Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 09:34am EDT

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Should white mom be paid for brown baby mistake?

Should white mom be paid for sperm bank mixup that gave her a brown baby?

Monday - 10/13/2014, 10:04pm EDT

As a parent, how much worry is too much worry?

Leslie Morgan Steiner, ModernMom.com

Monday - 10/13/2014, 12:40pm EDT

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Parenting: Helping children through grief

Facing the reality of death is hard for any adult to handle, and for children, it's a difficult and confusing time too. What's the best way for parents to guide a child through grief?

Monday - 10/13/2014, 06:49am EDT
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The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

Make your own action figure: 3-D printing studios can scan you into your own statuette

Monday - 10/13/2014, 04:06am EDT

Like mother, like daughter: talk about our bodies can matter

The way a mother thinks about herself is often reflected back by her young daughters.

Saturday - 10/11/2014, 10:51am EDT
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