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Matters of the Heart

Hypertension is a word you expect to hear at your mother or grandmother’s yearly physical— not your fourth-grader’s. But since the late ’80s, there’s been a growing number of pediatric hypertension...
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What's Your Parenting Style?

Your birth plan included … A. A midwife, a bathtub and a placenta smoothie. B. What birth plan? C. A copy of What to Expect When You’re Expecting and Lamaze classes. D. A doctor, a doula, a binder ...

Run On

Ah, running. It’s a love-hate relationship, we admit. (Mostly love … really!) Like millions, we enjoy the health benefits associated with running, but even more than that, we run because it’s a par...
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About Our Boys

Carla Morton remembers the day she was running errands while her sons, Collin and Ben, now 10 and 8, were buckled up in their car seats practicing gender identifiers. “You are a …?” she prompted. “...
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A Monday in the Life of Anne Ingwalson

Anne Ingwalson is a self-described “mompreneur” whose company, Sitter Sweet, provides babysitters for over 700 families in Dallas-Fort Worth. The Minnesota transplant lives in Addison with her 11-y...
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Mom Next Door: Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams and her husband of nine years, Andy, live each day hyperfocused on the mission at hand: Integrating veterans back into civilian life by way of their Fort Worth–based real estate com...

How To Raise a Curious Kid

On a recent visit to the Half Pint section of Half Price Books, I grabbed a copy of Curious George and went to sit at a doll-sized table. Right as George was to meet The Man with the Yellow Hat, I ...