The Parent Trip: Shari and Kodi Almeida of Palmerton

At the five-week ultrasound, the doctor couldn’t find a heartbeat; the couple left with a prescription to end the pregnancy. But Kodi kept counting the days, doing the math, checking his hunch.

Vanguard’s John Bogle gives tips for life on Father’s Day

“Even when the world turns against you and ridicules your ideas, ‘Press on, regardless.’ Try to make things happen, and treat everybody as an equal."

Vanguard’s John Bogle gives tips for life on Father’s Day

“Even when the world turns against you and ridicules your ideas, ‘Press on, regardless.’ Try to make things happen, and treat everybody as an equal."

Three years after declaring bankruptcy, Big Apple Circus seeks a new audience: Adults

Big Apple Circus, under new leadership and a for-profit business model, hopes to attract millennials and adults through better social media and $12 craft cocktails with red Twizzler straws.

Three years after declaring bankruptcy, Big Apple Circus seeks a new audience: Adults

Big Apple Circus, under new leadership and a for-profit business model, hopes to attract millennials and adults through better social media and $12 craft cocktails with red Twizzler straws.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to avoid bedroom thermostat spats

Do you sleep cold and your partner sleeps hot? Dreading the summer bedroom thermostat spats?

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to avoid bedroom thermostat spats

Do you sleep cold and your partner sleeps hot? Dreading the summer bedroom thermostat spats?
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The Parent Trip: Latisha ‘Tish’ Johnson of Mt. Airy

The adoption journey affirmed her faith, Tish says, that “this world is good.”

At $20,000 a pup, service dogs bark Philly military veterans back to life

For many veterans, a service dog is out of reach financially. Enter a local Philly non-profit called Team Foster.

Summer Events Guide: Hamilton, Made in America, and everything else to do in Philly

Our staff picks the best movies, concerts, TV, festivals that you need to see this summer.

Franklin Institute locomotive is going to perch overhead in a $6 million train room renovation

A major new local philanthropy established after the death of "Dodo" Hamilton is funding the massive project.

Summer means hunger for nearly 1 in 4 Philadelphia kids. Health care providers can help. l Opinion

When food is scarce, kids land in the hospital with everything from stomach pain to seizures, writes a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia emergency physician and researcher.

The Parent Trip: Debi Chen-Sloan and Emmett Sloan of East Hempfield Township

After 16 years of trying to conjure a child into their lives, Kyra’s presence felt surreal. “I’d wake up in the morning and think, ‘I’m a mom. I’m a mom?’”

Explaining the facts of life is harder than ever. Here’s how to have ‘the talk.’

Current events and changing social attitudes make discussing sex a big -- and important -- challenge for parents.

The Parent Trip: Richard Veith of Abington

It took a global village: A surrogacy agency in Boston; the LGBT community center in New York; a fertility clinic in San Diego; an international organization called Men Having Babies.

How Montgomery County’s new paper ballots have stolen my sweet mother-son tradition | Perspective

I was instructed to return to the tables and insert the form into the machine. In broad daylight. After the machine reported I skipped some circles, and I approved it nonetheless, there was a little button to push. As anti-climactic a vote as I’ve ever made.

David’s Bridal takes a hit from rating agency, casting doubt on its reinvention effort

“David’s Bridal is at elevated risk of failure” to pay its long-term debts," said an S&P analysis.

Navigating postpartum anxiety, depression’s agitated flip-side

The shame that keeps many women from seeking help for their distress is the heart of a new book, “Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts: A Healing Guide to the Secret Fears of New Mothers.”

The Parent Trip: Carrie and Ryan Tobin of Port Richmond

Carrie was morose last Mother’s Day: She wasn’t pregnant, and the world seemed full of joyful women and their children. But the next day, she went to the clinic for a blood test; an hour later, the nurse called with good news.

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