Tag Archives: life cycle

Deciding on more kids

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Check in before you check out

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Adolescents need adults

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Figuring out (and living through) pre-puberty

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The phase of parenthood

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Death is part of life

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Is it all in the genes?

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Mixed feelings are part of life

Dear Kerry, My grandmother died last year on my son’s 11th birthday. We were all very close to her. Now his birthday is coming up again. It feels awkward, but should I arrange his party anyway? MG, Massachusetts Dear MG, … Continue reading

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