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Hax: To ease child's move to new home, try to keep life as normal as possible

Adapted from a recent online discussion: Dear Carolyn: In two weeks, I'll be moving with my 4-year-old daughter. It's just across town, but my ...

Five red flags that your 'clean' diet is going too far

At a certain point, a strict diet — even when it seems healthy — can become dangerous. Whether you eat clean, follow a vegetarian diet ...

How to collect art for your home

Collecting art for your home doesn't have to be expensive or daunting. It doesn't have to happen all at once, and the art doesn't have ...

Public officials love to kick the box of bandaids

In case you haven't heard, Connecticut has struggled to negotiate its budget during the past few months. In fact, the process has resembled a can ...

Shows have changed conversation about postpartum depression

When ABC announced its decision to cancel "Nashville," the news was briefly overshadowed by a tweet from one of the show's stars. Hayden Panettiere, who ...

Hax: Forcing contact on son, daughter-in-law isn't the way to get closeness

Adapted from a recent online discussion: Dear Carolyn: I believe one way family members become close to one another is sharing space and making ...

McElhinny: Name game helps avoid embarrassing situations ... usually

What's the protocol when you've met somebody several times, and you still don't know that person's name? We've all been there. You've been with this ...

Coping with Kids: Now you're cookin'

Cooking is a wonderful family activity on so many levels. It helps build kids' confidence and creativity, encourages math skills, teaches about cause and effect, ...

What to do when your child is the target of mean rumors

Gossip can be one of the most insidious forms of bullying. As parents, most of us are out of practice when it comes to behavior ...

Hax: Engaged partner at crossroads wonders: Stick it out or pull the plug?

Adapted from a recent online discussion: Dear Carolyn: During my 10-month engagement, we've had a couple of bumps in the road and seen a ...

Mobile store can bring decor to your event

Danielle Franks and Kristin Bordeau were driving to a flea market in Ohio last June when Franks yelled, "Stop the car and back up!" Bordeau did, ...

Hax: Couples weigh in on amount of 'togetherness' that works for them

Adapted from a recent online discussion: Hi, Carolyn: How much time apart should a couple who live together have per week? I'm trying to ...

6 common mistakes made when washing clothes

Everything we know about doing laundry we learned in childhood. "Most people will cook the way their mothers cooked. We learn laundry basics the same way ...

Pipe terms take us from oceans to ovens to opium

Why do we tell kids to "pipe down"? Why do we say food is "piping hot"? Why do we call fantasies "pipe dreams"? Pipe Down: ...

Be unbreakable: Dating lessons from Kimmy Schmidt

Dating is confusing. You have to wait how many days to call? Oh wait, no one calls anymore. You have to wait how many hours ...

How to blend two homes into one

For couples setting up a new home together, it's a challenge: how to merge two sets of stuff and two decorating styles into one space ...

6 tips to help you buy a puppy

How to buy a puppy? Very carefully and with much forethought, the experts agree. After all, you're considering the purchase of a living being, an ...

Highlights from the New York Baby Show

New and expectant parents flocked to a Manhattan pier to scope out the latest gear and services at the New York Baby Show, where companies ...

Art club leader's past guides present

Renie Pollock, 67, of Unity is uniquely suited to the task of overseeing operations at the Greensburg Art Center. An artist, she also has business ...

TED talks in Pittsburgh cover wide range of ideas

TED talks have become such a popular part of culture, you're as likely to come into contact with parodies as the real thing. Most recently, ...