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Daughter struggle with English?

E. F. asks from Overland Park

English is not our first language and my six year old daughter is very confused with it. We speak mainly Chinese at home but she is learning English in the school. Is there way for us to make it easier for her to manage both languages?

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Naming children after states?

S. K. asks from Lakeview

I'm expecting identical twins and my boyfriend and I want to use names that are significant to us. We're both originally from Arizona, and we met in the state of Oregon. We're looking to incorporate the names of these states into the names of our children. Does anyone hav...

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Death of the Birthday Party

by Brandi Puga of "Big Fit Fam"

I have thrown 25 birthday parties in 9 years.

How I have survived I literally cannot fathom.

At first they seemed a right of passage, for both myself and my children. I surely deserved to celebrate the accomplishment of getting them through another year alive, and I felt that they should have a big to-do about not accidentally killing themselves. At first, I enjoyed proving myself a decent hostess and cook, I spent hours baking and decorating, we hemorrhaged cash on party favors, decorations and food…. More