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Rules different for son, 20, living at home

Last week, we had a question from a parent looking for advice on how to treat an adult son living at home.

Where's the beef? infants need Iron-rich foods

When Carli Sussman's son Oliver was five months old, she and her husband started giving him cooked meat to suck on as an adjunct to the breast milk he was getting as his primary diet.

Nurturing creativity in our digital world

Experts behind new book say kids need to learn sensory alphabet

Things to do

Aesop's Animals, a children's concert at Wood Recital Hall, 907 Pandora Ave., today, 11 a.m.-noon. and 3-4 p.m. Free pre-concert activities at 10: 30 a.m. and 2: 30 p.m. Tickets: $15/$12 at vcm.bc.
Tiger moms: this book probably isn't for you

Tiger moms: this book probably isn't for you

Irreverent parenting guide wants us to laugh at our crappy, imperfect moments

Exercise still key even with cancer

Though illness often leads to weight loss, breast-cancer patients can add pounds

Arts

Shaken, but still around. James Bond turns 50 >C13
Mapping world history

Mapping world history

A new exhibit at the Royal B.C. Museum shows how ideas about the world have evolved

Hysterectomies don't affect weight

Women who have their ovaries and uterus removed - to treat fibroids, for example - tend to gain more weight in the years afterward than those who only have their uterus taken out or don't have surgery at all, a new study hints.
Well-travelled consumers more demanding of food

Well-travelled consumers more demanding of food

Ice cream and frozen yogurt may soothe cravings for a frosty, sweet treat, but those craving something warm and savoury might soon be munching on cheese and pepperoni in a cone.