Greg O'Brien and his wife are finding it more difficult to drive to and from their family's secluded house on Cape Cod. As they move out and move on, O'Brien has discovered a bittersweet trove of memories. Sam Broun/Courtesy of Greg O'Brien hide caption

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If kids head off to the park to play by themselves, are their parents failing to protect them? Or are they fostering independence? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The number of grandparents living with their grandchildren is up sharply. Stephanie Wunderlich/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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The case of whether a woman could keep the biological father of her child out of the delivery room was argued while she was in the hospital to give birth. iStockphoto hide caption

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