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Family Life

The Sin of Hurry

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One morning, I got caught hurrying again. I was on my way to coach our college football team. As usual, I’d tried to cram too …

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Too Much Screen Time

When I was almost 40 and had been married for nearly 10 years, with three preschoolers and a teenager, it dawned on me that I …

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Dying with Dignity

Dr. Death (Jack Kevorkian) made headlines in the 1980s with his beliefs about euthanasia. In a 1998 article, he admitted to helping more than 130 …

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Discovering My ADD

lady with question marks around her head

“Earth to Vanessa!” my second-grade reading teacher said in a loud, mocking tone. I think she had said it once already after asking me a …

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Dependent On Porn

Dear Nancy: My husband and I enjoyed sex until he reached his fortieth birthday. Then he said he felt “old and not able to perform as …

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Speak Once, Then Act

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Someone once suggested that the best guide to discipline is just four words long: “Speak once . . . then act.” My cousin Morris Venden …

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Raising Girls

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Nearly everyone agrees with Maurice Chevalier as he begins to sing, “Thank heaven for little girls…” But it’s the next few lines of the song …

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Raising Boys

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Dear Nancy: I am a single mother with four children, all boys, ages 14, 12, eight, and six. I need counsel on how to raise them …

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