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MY LIFE - Fear of drowning

I can't swim. Even worse, I have never even learned to tread water. The only floating technique I ever mastered as a child was the dead man's float, a neat trick when you're 8 years old, but useless... more

REEL LIFE WITH JANE - New in theaters this week: football, graphic novels and teen love

This week on the big screen, Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's graphic novels back to the screen in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For." Chlo?´ Grace Moretz has The Clash running... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - Five-year-old curious about opposite sex

Q: Our 5-year-old grandson sees his 5-year-old female first cousin from time to time. After they play for a while, he tells her he wants to "touch" her. This has happened twice in recent months. Her... more

SMART MOVES - Previously rented homes present real deals

Fred Meyer, a veteran real estate broker, helps homebuyers find property in the vicinity of Harvard University, a high-cost area where it's tough for many purchasers to locate a property they can... more