Financial Aid: Grades, Merit and Talking to Kids About Paying for College

Most colleges and universities now use a “merit” aid strategy to solicit teenagers. Your eighth grader probably ought to know how it works.

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Adoption Used to Be Hush-Hush. This Book Amplifies the Human Toll.

In “American Baby,” Gabrielle Glaser unravels family secrets and considers the motivations that wove them into American life in the first place.

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A Bereaved Daughter Delves Into Her Mother’s Secrets

Justine Cowan discovered that her mother, an exacting Bay Area grande dame, had grown up in a bleak institution for “foundlings.”

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How To Talk To Your Children About Joe Biden’s Impending Presidency

Take opportunities to model the behaviors children need to be resilient in uncertain times. Don’t catastrophize everything. Instead, be the grounded adult.

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