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Looking For Kids’ Health Care? Look to the School Nurse

With more school-age children showing up at school with increasingly complex medical issues, the school nurse is becoming a more important player in children's health care, writes Laura Landro in today's Wall Street Journal.

My Life With a Dog

The author never imagined her adult life with a dog. Now, going on nine months, she is squeezing doggy care into daily responsibilities.

How to Get Ahead on Wall Street

Professor Melissa Fisher discusses how to make the workplace more female-friendly, the attitude toward the new generation of Wall Street women and whether it’s apt to say the financial crisis wouldn’t have happened if the firm had been called “Lehman Sisters.”

Work, Clean, Man, Woman

Hanna Rosin's new book examines the complexity of changing gender dynamics and how they affect both the workplace and the home life.

Benefits that Help Keep You on the Job

There are the benefits a company lists on its web site or an HR person tells you about when you discuss a job offer. And then there are some no one talks about -- but can make a huge difference to how satisfied an employee is at the workplace.

Do You Eat Second Breakfast?

"The Hobbit" provides inspiration for more than just meals.

Avoiding Airlines’ Littlest Passengers (Good Luck!)

You don't like sharing your airplane with kids, and now you don't have to. It's now possible to fly child-free, The Economist notes, on Malaysian carriers AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines.

BPA Associated With Obesity in Children and Teens

New research, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that children with higher concentrations of BPA were more likely to be obese than children with lower concentrations.

How to Talk to Kids about Death

Getty Images The other day I was reading a children’s chapter book to my daughter, in which a group of kids find an unusual animal, and not realizing it is a dead skunk, take it home. They end up smelling a little, well, skunky – and get to bathe in an outdoor wash tub. Show More Summary

App Addiction: Food Makers Hook Kids Using Mobile Games

Your kids' favorite mobile games are also selling them their favorite snacks.

When Separation Anxiety Affects You and Your Spouse

Everett Collection Separation anxiety isn't just an issue that children deal with. "Last week, when his wife left home for a two-week cruise with her best friend, Robert Sollars stocked up on hamburger meat and peanut butter, then settled into a weekend of football on cable TV. Show More Summary

Livening Up Date Night

Vowing to spend more time with your spouse is one thing. Figuring out what, exactly, to do together is another.

Wedding Vows, Under Revision

Nine years in, a couple makes a new wedding vow: To spend time with each other.

Question of the Day: What is the Best Possible Job for Work-Life Balance?

Are some careers that are more amenable to balancing work and family than others? Or is attitude (and resources) everything?

Is Maternity Leave Wasted on New Parents?

In some ways, I wish I’d just slogged to work those first sleepless, harrowing, confusing months, and now could have the time alone with my little one.

How Do Kids Succeed: Test Taking or Character Building?

High-achieving parents mostly want their children to end up as driven and successful as they are, leading to preschooler cram academies, a test-prep arms race and obsession over school admissions at every level. But is the focus on book learning missing the point?

Is Higher Education Out of Reach for Your Kids?

A recent study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has found that Americans are lagging behind other developed nations in children obtaining a higher level of education than their parents.

Time to Stop Commemorating 9/11? A Family Answers No

My kids were 2 and 8 the day of the terror attacks 11 years ago. We live right in the Battery Park City neighborhood on Manhattan, across from the Twin Towers. Our family has commemorated the anniversary efotoach year in our own private way since. This year, I had been thinking that it was time remember what happened that day -- but also move on and stop grieving.

Adopting a Child is Increasingly a DIY Endeavor

Get a lawyer, set up a website, create an advertising budget. These may sound like steps needed to launch a business venture, but this is actually the advice professionals give to people looking to adopt a newborn in the U.S.

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