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Winners again in 2015

Letter from the Publisher: Parenting Media Association (PMA) gave out 301 Editorial and Design Competition and General Excellence awards to parenting magazines at a banquet on February 28, the climax of the three-day PMA Annual Convention, this year held in Baltimore, MD. There were 630 entries for this year’s competition. Comment.

Taking care of older parents

Ask an Attorney: Starting the conversation of how you’ll take care of your parents when they’re older is tricky. Here’s are some examples of how to broach the subject. Comment.

Hit me with your best shot

Family Health: As a parent, you’ll find that there’s no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your child, but vaccines shouldn’t be among them. Comment.

When a child questions his gender

Parents Helping Parents: Five year olds experiment with all kinds of ideas that grow and change over time, including sorting through the differences between girls and boys, in many ways. Comment.

How to communicate with all generations

Ask Dr. Karyn: How to effectively communicate with people of all ages is about understanding what their age means. Comment.

Reversing numbers and letters not necessarily sign of a problem

Dear Teacher: Learn ways to help a child overcome shyness, and whether eliminating recess for behavior issues is a wise punishment. Comment.

Curl up with Nadine

The Book Worm: Young readers ages 3 to 6 will love this story about “Nadine, My Funny and Trusty Guide Dog.” Comment.

‘The Imaginary’ is a great read

The Book Worm: Nine- to 12-year-old readers with a strong imagination — and adults, too — will love “The Imaginary.” Comment.

Time to visit Toronto

Ontario’s capital city is the place to be whether your family enjoys great theater, history, sports, or stunning natural wonders. Comment.
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Important questions to ask the camp director

Trying to find the right summer camp? Here are some great questions to ask the camp director. Comment.

The forbidden fruit

Good Sense Eating: Food restriction is counterproductive, makes forbidden foods all the more appealing, and makes your child want to eat them more. Comment.

Saying ‘goodbye’ to a beloved pet

Our columnist gets support from her Marine Park veterinarian and eldest daughter when confronted with her pet’s incurable cancer diagnosis. Comment.

Young anglers cast their lines

Featured Event: Learn how to fish, bait a hook, and cast a rod on April 26. Comment.

‘The Earth and Me’

Featured Event: A celebration of Mother Nature presented by the Shadow Box Theater on April 27 and 28. Comment.

Learn how to protect the Earth

Featured Event: Celebrate Mother Nature with “The Earth and Me” on April 29 and 30. Comment.

Emojis, acronyms, and emoticons

Growing Up Online: To get a grip on what kids are saying via abbreviations and smileys, parents need to know the most common forms of code. Comment.

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