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How to tame an out-of-control kid
An emerging psychological treatment for out-of-control preschoolers called Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) has been slowly making its way into clinics across the country after years of randomized trials that have won it recognition as one of the most effective treatments for young children prone to frequent and destructive meltdowns.
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Travel apps that'll make your trips easier
Need to book a hotel at the last minute? Want to find cheap gas?
Just in time for the holiday travel season, we thought we'd recommend some apps that could make your trip — whether it's by plane, train, car or bike — a little less stressful.
Work Advice: A Dickens of a work schedule
"I don't feel right about not even being able to attend Christmas Eve Mass. I can't afford to quit; I'm sending out resumes like crazy. Is there some way out of this so I can see my family for Christmas?"
Expatriates try to adapt elements of home for Christmas
All Esessien Offiong wants for Christmas — or at least for his Nigerian Christmas stew — is antelope. But the stores in his Laurel, Md., neighborhood don't carry African game, so Offiong and his family will do what they do every year: Wing it.
Americans uneasy about surveillance but often use snooping tools
Amid this year's revelations about the federal government's vast apparatus for tracking the movements and communications of people worldwide, Americans are uneasy with the extent of surveillance yet often use snooping tools in their own lives, a Washington Post poll has found.
5 myths about the North Pole
Let's consider some of the biggest misconceptions about the North Pole and how its landscape is changing.
Despair over 'the bug that ate Christmas'
Along the southern Appalachian range, bugs called the balsam wooly adelgid are eating two of the nation's most popular wild Christmas trees — Canaan and Fraser firs — to death.
Poll: Majority of Americans back minimum wage hike
A large majority of Americans want Congress to substantially increase the minimum wage as part of an effort to reduce the nation's expanding economic inequality, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Five myths about the future of Obamacare
Both liberals and conservatives believe they are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with the Affordable Care Act.
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