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Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 5:22 PM

For a parent, it can be, well, terrifying.All of a sudden, your child sits up in bed screaming. They don’t recognize you and they can’t seem to hear your voice.They are clearly in the throes of something, but nothing you do seems to help.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:55 PM

A generation ago, many kids had very little homework until they reached middle school, and they often did their homework at the kitchen table or wherever there was room.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Students who have shown signs of struggle in school can be good candidates for private tutoring. Getting a plan in place can prevent a minor issue from turning into a major one that takes a toll on your child’s confidence.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Thong Louangxay, a mechanic, and his wife, Leann, a nail technician, moved to the Rock River Valley more than 20 years ago. They are parents to Ava, 8.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Parenting a child with a disability or illness is most often a day-by-day process.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:37 PM

When her daughter, Sophia, still was not walking months after her first birthday, Schelley Moran was concerned.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:33 PM

As a coach, Jeff Hermansen has seen firsthand where children learn to cheat. It comes from people who should know better.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 4:32 PM

From dirty diapers to sleepless nights, parents are prepared for many common things associated with newborns. But pimples?

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Krystine Vermeer, owner of Infinitely Sweet in the Edgebrook Shopping Center, has a simple rule that governs both the clothes she carries in her boutique and what is acceptable for her children to wear.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 3:18 PM

"Without the YWCA Child Care Assistance Program, I would not be able to afford to send my son to day care three days a week," said Megan Sodergren, who faced an uphill battle when she became a single mother at age 27.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Growing up can be tough, but growing up in a culture consumed with looks can be even harder.

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