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Redirecting the Holiday “Gimmes”

PRESENTS! The children have been waiting all year. But how can parents give to their kids without nurturing a sense of entitlement? Parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun kicks in some great tips and scripts to help parents counter the excessive expectations of the Holidays.

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A Guide to Surviving Fatherhood

In honor of Father’s Day we interviewed Chris Pegula, best selling author and founder of Diaper Dude, to share his insight on facing all of the difficult, yet wonderful challenges of fatherhood.

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A Lesbian Mom Speaks Up

LGBT activist, Kathy Young gives a window into the great obstacles and vast joys of being a Lesbian mom today.

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A Simple Holiday: Fewer Toys and More Time

Feeling pressured to buy your child everything they want for the holidays? Kim John Payne shares why a ton of toys can be hazardous to your kid’s health!

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Accepting Your Children For Who They Are

Flabbergasted at how different your child is from you? Award-winning author Andrew Solomon, shares his thoughts on the moral imperative of accepting your child for exactly who s/he is and is not.

Ask The Experts: Is it OK to Lie About Santa?

The Great Santa Charade: healthy fodder for budding imaginations or the widespread promotion of untruth? A Universalist Unitarian Minister, a Rabbi and a Presbyterian Pastor pipe in on this cultural parenting dilemma. Join us in this thought-provoking conversation about what we hold dear for the Holidays.

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Audio: Stay-at-Home-Dads Rap about their Family Role

Meet Dan, Jim, and Laren. These three stay-at-home-fathers, based out of Silicon Valley, are cleaning house, scheduling playdates and making dinner for the family, while their wives bring home the bacon.

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Becoming Both Mom & Dad

After the loss of his wife just after childbirth, Matt Logelin was faced with the devastating challenge of becoming a Dad and filling the shoes of Mom all at the same time. This touchingly funny excerpt from his new book is our tribute to all the heroic Dads in our lives.

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