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  • Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book, Where the Wild Things Are, takes readers on an extraordinary journey into the imagination of the wildest thing…
  • It would be hard to find anybody in America who doesn’t know that there’s a link between diet and health. It would, however, be no problem to find a…
  • In an article for The New Republic, Judith Shulevitz writes that as people have increasingly waited until their 30s to become parents, there has been a rise in developmental and neurocognitive disorders. Moreover, she says that the age of both parents affects the health of the child.
  • More women, including mothers, are now starting their own businesses. Running a company can offer moms more flexibility and time for their families. But it also brings financial and emotional challenges. In this week's parenting conversation, guest host Maria Hinojosa speaks with three women about entrepreneurship for mothers: Marta Quintana, owner of Havana Road Artisanal Foods; Rita Blackwell, co-founder of Wine Express Tastings and Megan Gardner, founder of coupon service Plum District.
  • When Corey and Sheri Crawley's oldest daughter started kindergarten, the couple thought her withdrawn behavior was because she was the only African-American girl in her class. So they decided to do something about it. They created the Pretty Brown Girl brand of dolls and accessories. Host Michel Martin speaks with the Crawleys.