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Lori LoCicero

My Husband and I Talked About Almost Everything. I Wish We’d Known to Talk About Death

Living through the death of my husband taught me the importance of discussing end-of-life wishes with your loved ones

A close-up shot of baby milk formula with a plastic measuring spoon and bottle.

What’s Behind the US Baby Formula Shortage – and How to Make Sure It Doesn’t Happen Again

The shortage will affect some parents more than others. Not surprisingly, the most affected parents are those on the lowest income.

Marnie Goodfriend

Finding My Birth Mother Changed My Life — and the Way I Manage My Health Care

As an adoptee, I was denied the right to my medical history. Finally having access to it makes me feel connected to others and my new family.

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Covid-19 Vaccines & FOMO

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or … is it?

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Making the Holidays a Bit Merrier

Tips on how to combat holiday stress

Erin Lessans

After Being in a Toxic Marriage, I'm Finding Joy in Hanukkah Again

I’ve always valued the traditions surrounding the Jewish holidays. Now I’m free to enjoy them guilt-free.

Carlotta Lee and her father

I Took a DNA Test to Learn More About My Identity. I Gained a Father in the Process.

I hoped to fill in the blanks about my heritage through DNA testing. I never

expected to find a parent I thought I'd never meet.

Two people sit next to each other with pensive looks on their faces. One is older and one is younger. They are not making eye contact.

What Is Family Estrangement? A Relationship Expert Describes the Problem and Research Agenda

Almost 70 million people in the United States report being estranged from a family member

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Bringing Joy Back to the Classroom and Supporting Stressed Kids – What Summer School Looks Like in 2021

Five academic experts explain what summer school does, and why it may look very different this year

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Family Meals Are Good for the Grown-Ups, Too, Not Just the Kids

Eating alone is associated with an increased likelihood of skipping meals, lower intakes of nutrients, reduced energy and poorer nutritional health

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