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Bei Bei the baby panda climbs a tree

VIDEO: Bei Bei the baby panda climbs a tree with a little help and instruction from mom at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Bei Bei struggled with his first attempt at climbing on his first trip outside to play last week. This time, mom decided some 'paw's on' help was in order.

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Ask Mr. Dad: Is it OK to defend your family with martial arts?

Dear Mr. Dad: Every day there's a story in the news about violence - whether it's a terrorist, a mass shooter, or some other nut job. I feel bad for the victims of this violence, but I'm also feeling extremely helpless. I'm thinking about signing all of us up for some kind of martial arts lessons but I don't want to teach my kids to be violent. I read in one of your columns that you have a background in martial arts. Do you recommend a particular style?

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Lori Borgman: Stay calm and color on

The only coloring books I had as a kid were of Cinderella. When I heard that six of the 20 top-selling books on Amazon are adult coloring books, I thought they were updates of Cinderella these many years later.

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