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raising children

It takes a village to raise a child, but what happens when there are no villagers?
According to a new study, mothers report more stress and fatigue than their male counterparts.
Between all this technology and our over-structured, hectic lifestyles it's hard to find time to let kids be kids. How do we get the balance right?
Husbands weren’t negatively affected when women spent more time at the office.
It's funny how, as you get older, you complain about growing up. The bills, the responsibilities... it makes you long to be a kid again. But a recent tale of woe about a tiny tot who tantrums over getting her hair wet made me think -- this adulting thing... it's not so bad.
If you want to understand a teenager then subtract a dozen years. A 14-year-old is not much different from a 2-year-old.