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If you are considering engaging a tutor, your first questions may be “Who?” and “How?” Here are some tips for finding a reliable tutor you can trust and whose services fit your budget. more

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The back-to-school bell will soon be heard above the sounds of pool splashes. So that means it’s time to stock up and go shopping. But how to get it all done with minimal stress? more

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Changing routines can be difficult. Transitioning your kids from summer to fall can be difficult. One mother shares what she has gleaned from her experiences. more

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Parents, do you ever wonder if we all may be taking the whole over-scheduling taboo too seriously? more

Talking to Kids About Money

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When a child begins to edge into adulthood, how do you make sure they have the knowledge and skills to make smart financial decisions? more

Helping our kids make sense of money more

This Rochester dad wishes there were no gender divisions in play. more

This issue Dr Amy Jerum discusses navigating the waters when your kid only sees the sharks and has advice for helping your shy kid deal with social situations. more

Dear Dr. Amy: My daughter is 14. I don’t understand half of what she says, and I only hear her voice when she talks to her friends! I feel totally invisible. Any advice? more

This month Dr. Amy's advice is about helping your kids learn to fail. more

Author Janet Schwan shares her tips for parents and grandparents teaming up to teach kids best behaviors. more

There are five words that cause me extreme anxiety: I am a dance mom. more

One mother's musings on growing up and letting go. more

This month, Dr. Amy takes on ... more

As a pediatric primary care provider and mother of three boys (ages 11, 11, and 13 – I know, right?), I get asked a lot of questions about healthcare and parenting. Here is a recent favorite: more

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A dozen daddy-daughter date destinations ... for Father’s Day and every day more

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Tips on how to support parents of children with special needs more

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Honoring Black History

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Two well-known Rochesterians have generously shared their perspectives on the significance of black history for all Americans. more

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Holidays have a way of resurrecting grief from difficult happenings. According to the 2011-12 National Survey of Children's Health, nearly half of America's children will have suffered at least one childhood trauma before the age of 18. more

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According to a 2012 study conducted by UCLA’s Center for Everyday Lives of Families, families are overwhelmed by our “stuff.” This clutter creates stress for both parents and children, and is a common source of household tension. more

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Strong Museum Story Time September-October

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