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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

That time when peace broke out

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

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

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More >> Column: House Calls

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

Be food allergy aware

Food allergies are more common, and some recommendations are changing

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

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More >> Editor's Note

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.

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.
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More >> Column: Raising Teens & Tweens

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

Communication: It’s all in how we speak and hear

How to better communicate with teen and tweens

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

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

Get a jump start

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

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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