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Is my 5-year-old too young for a conversation about death?

My sister recently passed away from cancer and my 5-year-old son is having trouble understanding what happened. He believes his aunt is “sleeping” and will “feel better soon.” Is there something we should be doing to help him make sense … Continue reading

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Will giving the HPV vaccination to our daughter send a message that it is okay to be sexually active?

My wife and I have been discussing the HPV vaccination with regard to our 12-year-old daughter.  I understand it may prevent some forms of cancer that are caused by sexually transmitted viruses (HPV).  I am concerned that having our daughter … Continue reading

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