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That time when peace broke out

Even when my daughter rebels, it is on her own terms

Commence deprogramming

After a week at her grandparents, it’s back to the harsh reality of home

From turkey leg to leg lamp

It’s our favorite time of year, so celebrating Christmas is (not-so) serious business

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

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More >> House Calls

Be food allergy aware

Food allergies are more common, and some recommendations are changing

Take the target off your kids

How to reduce your child’s exposure to food industry marketing

How to stay healthy during the holidays

Merriment in moderation

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

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More >> Editor's Note

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.

Arts education: The benefits for kids are life-long

We can all agree that math and science are important, but we need to acknowledge the importance of arts education.

A new focus on tweens and teens

Arguably the toughest time to parent your child may be when they hit middle school and/or puberty.
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Communication: It’s all in how we speak and hear

How to better communicate with teen and tweens

Parenting beyond the elementary school years

PNH’s new column focuses on the challenges of raising tweens and teens

The art of being bored

Allowing our children to have downtime is vital to their development

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 >> Learning Curve

Get a jump start

It’s not too early to start planning ahead for the next school year

Extraordinary teachers make a difference

I learned so much from my teachers and I am thankful

Anything but routine

If the holidays have you stressed out, chances are your child is, too

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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