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More >> Column: Dad on Board

The BIG question

What does she want to be when she grows up? She has a few ideas.

The not-so welcome wake-up call

Mornings start early in our house – our teen daughter is less than thrilled

Bringing up Baby Driver

Driving instruction is best left to the professionals – I’m out

Bill Burke is a writer who lives in southern New Hampshire with his wife and daughter. He's also ParentingNH's resident Disney World guru.

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More >> Column: House Calls

The rules of (crossing) the road

Talk through pedestrian and traffic safety with your kids

What you need to know about booster seats

Parents must put the ‘belts on bones’

Look before you lock

Heatstroke is a real danger for children left in hot cars

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

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More >> Editor's Note

Put a different spin on Halloween

Just a quick flip though this month’s issue and you can tell that I think Halloween is a pretty big deal.

Finding comfort in a familiar friend

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of reading through dozens of essay contest submissions for our fourth annual contest, in which I asked kids and teens to answer the question: “What is your most prized possession?”

There’s a science to raising a well-adjusted teen

Some teens have already accomplished more than many adults have in their lifetime.
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More >> Column: Raising Teens & Tweens

At the finish line

Senior year is perilous for both students and parents

The push and pull of letting go

Managing the many emotions you will have when your child leaves home

Transitioning from teen to adult

How to navigate the changes ahead

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: Time Out

Halloween fun for those over 21

If you are looking for something to do that’s geared toward adults, there’s ghoulish fun to be had this month.

Share the experience of learning something new

With the kids back in school, it’s time for you to go on a learning adventure of your own.

Dog-friendly dates for the dog days of summer

If you’ve found a sitter for the kids, but you don’t want to leave the four-legged one at home, you have more options than taking a walk or playing in the park down the road.

Time Out, written by Editor Melanie Hitchcock, focuses on things that parents can do with their partners and friends when they are taking a “time out” from their children.

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More >> Column: Learning Curve

60 days and counting

What to expect during your child’s evaluation period

Know before you go

What to expect at a disposition-of referral or evaluation meeting

Remembering my father, my teacher

Reflecting on the lessons he taught me everyday through his actions

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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