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It’s a growing trend among baby boomer parents. Here, what to do when your adult child wants to move back home. »

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Here, some advice for an alienated parent who misses his daughter Q. I’ve been divorced for 10 years and I’m now in my mid-50s, happily remarried.  My ex got custody of our »

Eau de Owner’s Armpits excites dogs

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Your scent may linger like perfume in your dog’s brain. That’s the conclusion of the first brain-imaging study of dogs responding to biological odors. An area of the canine brain associated with »

10 Simple Ideas For One, Multi-Generational Home

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Most of us start life depending on our parents to take care of us. But as they age, chances are the roles will reverse. Luckily many simple, quick, affordable – and even stylish and savvy – updates can make homes safer and more enjoyable for you, your family and your parents. »

The Second Time Around

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When my friend Anna’s teenaged daughter decided to have her baby, Anna offered to raise the child as her own. That was back in the late ’50s, and her decision was a »