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The Latest on The Mommy Wars

Why do moms need data to convince ourselves that there are myriad good (and bad) ways to raise children? After all, parenting is a quintessentially unique and personal undertaking. Every adult, even identical twin sisters, approaches motherhood differently. What I found in talking to hundreds of moms for my 2006 book Mommy Wars is that as…

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Five Amazing Olympic Victories

For more coverage on the 2012 London Olympic Games, check out the Olympics Spotlight Page The torch has been lit! The thirtieth Olympiad is officially underway, and were poised and ready to watch the worlds finest compete for the gold (although, were a little peeved that NBC has refused to post a live stream of events. Who really wants to wait for primetime?).

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Taking Care of Elderly Parents

Your parents took care of you when you were little and couldn’t take care of yourself and, at some point as your parents age, you might have to take of them. The best circumstance is when you can have an open and honest conversation with your aging parents. Reassure them that you are there to help them and that you support their decisions. Your goal is to help your parents keep their independence as long as they care to.