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4 mental health issues Asian Americans face — and how to overcome them

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Want to lend a friend money? Ask yourself if you can afford to never see it again

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In 'The Unexpected,' Emily Oster tackles the emotional toll of difficult pregnancies

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Rhaina Cohen and her husband live in a row house with another couple and their two children in Washington, D.C. Cohen says they wanted to share a home with people who they were excited to live with — and who they could depend on. From left to right: Cohen, her husband, her housemate's child and her housemate. Rhaina Cohen hide caption

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No matter how old you are, having a happy birthday is one of life's great pleasures, says Tamar Hurwitz-Fleming, author of How to Have a Happy Birthday. Click here to download this cake-shaped zine to print and fold at home — the back has helpful birthday tips. Zine by Malaka Gharib/NPR; Photo illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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This cake-shaped zine may help you have your happiest birthday yet

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Dear Life Kit: Should I spend $1,000 on a wedding gift?

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COMIC: To prevent digital eye strain, give those peepers a little love

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Earth Day 2024: 8 ways to live more sustainably

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To ensure your baby is ready to eat solid food, check for these developmental markers: good head control, the ability to sit upright with minimal support, loss of the tongue thrust reflex and an interest in food. Lindsey Balbierz for NPR hide caption

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A nervous parent's guide to starting your baby on solid foods

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How to protect your ears: A cartoon guide

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Parents, it's time to talk to your child about vaping

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Having a roommate can be great, but it takes some work to make it work

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How to file your tax returns: 6 things you should know this year

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Negotiating isn't just for job offers. Here's how to use it in everyday life

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You asked, we answered: Your questions about electric vehicles

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Mussels from the U.S., Arctic char from Canada and anchovies from the U.S. are often good options if you're trying to eat seafood that's sustainable. HUIZENG HU/Getty; Cbording/Getty; Israel Sebastian/Getty hide caption

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Do you love seafood? Here's how to eat it responsibly

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