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Making changes, one behavior at a time

Special Child: To get your family motivated to make healthy lifestyle changes, begin by focusing on one behavior at a time and make changes in a fun, collaborative way. Comment.

Straight talk about scoliosis

Family Health: How can a parent tell the difference between a teenager’s poor posture and actual scoliosis? Comment.

How to title a home deed

Ask an Attorney: There are three ways owners can title their real property, each with its own pros and cons. Comment.

Book about trash collector is a treasure

The Book Worm: “Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans” by Phil Bildner is a great book for kids ages 3 to 5. Comment.

Goodall biography appeals to animal lovers

The Book Worm: Aspiring naturalists and pet lovers will find inspiration in Anita Silvey’s “Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall.” Comment.

Dealing with attitudes of entitlement

To many managers, teachers, and parents, members of Generation Y seem spoiled. Comment.

Missing mommy

Mommy 101: Some moms don’t call the house from their office to check in on their kids — and there’s a good reason why. Comment.

Helping teens socialize

Parents Helping Parents: Not every child is a social butterfly or at ease in large groups of people, but some viable social skills are an important part of a happy and healthy life at any age. Comment.

Help for when phonics fall short

Educators Gisler and Eberts also offer tips on how to motivate a young child to learn, finding programs for gifted students, and helping a visual learner succeed in school. Comment.

Back to school as easy as 1-2-3

With these three tips from behavioral therapist Marcie Beigel — and a bit of patience — you can help your family smoothly transition to the new school year! Comment.

Becoming mindful about photos

Growing Up Online: Parents should think seriously about what impact posting cute baby pictures on social media sites today may have on their child in the future. Comment.

Meet your meat

Good Sense Eating: A tour of chicken production facilities dispelled some myths this columnist believed about how chickens are raised and processed. Comment.

Honk those horns for the annual Bus Festival

Featured Event: Children enjoy the 22nd annual Bus Festival at the New York Transit Museum on Sept. 27. Comment.

To pay or not to pay

Divorce & Separation: A judge was tasked with deciding whether a woman could receive alimony — since she may not have been married in the first place. Comment.

Concert for Global Peace

Featured Event: Young musicians perform classical pieces in this international concert at Carnegie Hall on Sept. 27. Comment.

Employers should capitalize on mothers’ talents

Companies are missing out on unparalleled productivity by not working around mothers’ schedules. Comments (1).

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