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More >> Column: Dad on Board

Culture, the classics and Bugs Bunny

My daughter is learning from amazing teachers, not Saturday morning TV

Daddy Film Festivals censored

My child has seen only the first 15 minutes of many of my movie favorites

My daughter, the sandwich shunner

The Earl would be so disappointed

Bill Burke is a writer who lives in southern New Hampshire with his wife and daughter.

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More >> Column: House Calls

Demystifying childhood pneumonia

What you need to know about symptoms, diagnoses and treatment

What is newborn congenital heart disease screening?

NH state law requires babies are tested 24 hours after birth

Get to know the color PURPLE

This educational program tells parents what they need to know about increased infant crying

House Calls is a monthly column written by health care professionals from Dartmouth Hitchcock.

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More >> Editor's Note

When choice is not really a choice at all

Wouldn’t it be great if you could choose what school your child attends?

Eliminating education law is not the answer

Under HR 610, the most far-reaching piece of legislation regarding education ever passed by Congress would be completely wiped off the books. There would be no federal regulations governing schools. One bill would erase 50 years of progress in education.

Life lessons learned in a Super Bowl win

It’s still hard for me to wrap my head around the fact that they had a less than 1 percent chance of winning, yet they played as if they were in a tie game. To do this, you need more than talent and strong skills; it’s more than X’s and O’s and managing the clock.
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More >> Column: Raising Teens & Tweens

Heroin? Not my kid

The opioid epidemic and its link to prescription pain medication

Why teens get derailed by drugs and alcohol

And what parents can do to keep their kids on track

Be sure to check in more than you check out

Don’t miss out on the chance to connect with your tweens and teens

Tracey Tucker is Executive Director of New Heights: Adventures for Teens and a licensed mental health counselor at Tradeport Counseling Associates in Portsmouth.

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More >> Column: Learning Curve

Opioids, students and school nurses

Keeping Narcan in schools is necessary to help stem the tide of overdose deaths

The confidence game

Support and attention help students become self-assured

A student’s best friend

Sometimes a dog can be the best therapy for a child

Elizabeth Feingold recently retired from Kearsarge Regional School District, where she worked for over 30 years as a special education teacher and coordinator at the elementary, middle and high school levels. She is now a consultant and advocate. She can be reached at elizabethjfeingold@gmail.com.

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