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Enterovirus and Flu Season

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Back-to-School Breakfasts!

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Artwork: Managed!

12 creative ways to display and preserve your kids' artwork

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Whose Homework Is It?

What's at stake when parents push, nag and help with homework? A lot.

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Apples, Pears, Alpacas, Oh My!

Take your family on a Hood River harvest tour

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Solid Gold

When and how to introduce solid food to your little eater

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Help your kid come out of her first friendship breakup stronger and wiser

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Whose Homework Is It?

Of course it's their homework, but how much should we nag, remind and battle with our kids? One parenting expert explains why hands off is your best bet to help your student build responsibility and good habits.

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Brrrrrilliant! 'Frozen' Birthday Parties!

From icy blue punch to reindeer headgear, ice castle forts and Olaf cupcakes, this roundup of Frozen birthday treats, decorations and fun will have any little Disney fan cheering.

The top baby gear for newborns

Bring Home Baby, Simply

It might seem like you can't have a modern baby without hundreds of pieces of "critical" gear, and of course everyone has an opinion on what to buy for a newborn. Actually, you don't need much. Here are the 20 things you really need to settle in with your babe.

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Teenage Meltdowns

Being a teenager can feel like living inside a pressure cooker. The combined challenges of excelling in school, participating in extracurricular activities, putting in community service hours, working a part-time job (for some), negotiating relationships and managing hormonal changes could all be ingredients for disaster. Here's your step-by-step primer on cooling the situation down.

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When Coaches Bully

Sports coaches are supposed to be the ultimate role models for kids, helping them gain confidence, find their passion and learn the value of teamwork. But what happens when a coach becomes the bully? We have your tips for coaches who swear, yell, intimidate and even shove kids. Not OK!

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Are We Raising Moral Kids?

Researchers have figured out something about parents that we ourselves might not know or else not be willing to admit: While most of us say we highly value instilling moral concepts like kindness toward others and a sense of fairness in our children, in action and deed it appears we often put the conflicting values of personal happiness and achievement first. And our kids notice.