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is IVF worth it

How much does IVF cost?

IVF, or in vitro fertilization, can make people’s wishes of becoming parents come true. But how much does the treatment really cost?

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How much does a surrogate mother earn?

How much can a surrogate earn?

Couples struggling with infertility sometimes turn to a surrogate. We talked to one professional surrogate to explore the potential costs involved.

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Cost of a lactation consultant

How much would you pay to get your baby to nurse?

Newborn costs pile up during the first year of life. Some parents have found there’s even a price to pay for getting their infant to eat.

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baby, little boy, and father sitting together

How to store your most important documents

A complete guide to storing your family’s important documents so they’re safe, secure and accessible in case of an emergency.

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Six healthy, simple and kid-approved packed lunch ideas

It’s a delicate balance of finding nutritious options that your kids will actually eat and, most importantly, won’t add hours of prep work to your evenings or rushed mornings.

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Is a baby sleep coach a good idea?

How much would you pay to get your child to sleep?

Having a child that won’t sleep can put the whole family on edge. If you’re considering hiring a sleep coach, here’s one family’s experience and tips to consider.

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where do millennials live

Where millennials are (and are not) buying homes

Researchers at Haven Life looked at where millennials are (and are not) buying homes. While most millennials can’t afford to buy in coastal cities, many are buying in the Midwest.

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Parent of a special needs child

Life as the parent of a special needs child

In this inspiring essay, the mom of a child who has autism shares her experience, fears and joys in a way that can help us all understand the challenges and potential special needs families face.

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Kids preparing for a new school

How to prepare your child for a new school

Whether you moved to a new town or your kid is graduating to a new school, here are some tips to help ensure the transition goes a smoothly as possible for both them, and you.

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10 parent tips to make back-to-school mornings easier

Reality check. I’m not a morning person. Never have been. I’m also not the most organized, and I know that my best-laid plans will fall apart after a week. What I need are real strategies: ones that work on the best days, when I can plan, and ones for where we need to hustle.

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