7 Life Lessons To Raise Good, Happy, Empathic, Kind and Organized Kids 7 Life Lessons To Raise Good, Happy, Empathic, Kind and Organized Kids
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Bosnia & Herzegovina sure does seem like a lovely place. There’s all that medieval stone, more than a smattering of terracotta roof, and copious amounts of undulating green and blue. Nature, yo. Yeah, I’ve been gettin’ my Google Image search on. For as lovely as Bosnia & Herzegovina seems to […]

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Every little thing’s gonna be alright

Come Andre Marriner’s final whistle, all hair was matted to heads like greasers at a roller rink — happy days, if you could believe it — and all shades of Levi’s had long since been turned the darkest of blues. We shivered together, a huddled mass each with at least […]

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Nintendo Labo Sneak Peek from NY Toy Fair 2018

Yes, yes, of course we still have a 7 week wait but, but… it is March now. MARCH! And that means we can officially say that Nintendo Labo will arrive NEXT MONTH!! (April 20th to be specific) This fact is worthy of the double exclamation point because Labo is unlike […]

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We’ve Reached The Horizon And It’s As Lovely As We Imagined Cruising Carnival Horizon

I’ve already wet your appetite with the culinary changes you’ll gobble up while cruising Carnival Horizon so here’s the rest of what I loved about the newest, most modern, spacious and high tech ship in the Carnival fleet! Smart Destination Elevators It’s the most startling new feature you’ll see cruising […]

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Here are 7 life lessons to teach and behaviors to model that will produce good, happy, empathic, kind and organized kids. Every single parent has a wish list of adjectives they hope to use in describing their future grown-up children. Some of the words may change over time, as we […]

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We’ve Reached The Horizon And It’s As Lovely As We Imagined Cruising Carnival Horizon

I’ve already wet your appetite with the culinary changes you’ll gobble up while cruising Carnival Horizon so here’s the rest of what I loved about the newest, most modern, spacious and high tech ship in the Carnival fleet! Smart Destination Elevators It’s the most startling new feature you’ll see cruising […]

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The young paper boy delivering hope that there are still good young men

My parents live still in the house where I grew up. It’s too big for their needs but memories keep it off the market. Not that they entertain to this extent but if needed, roughly six cars could be lined up in a row on the driveway, the bottom three […]

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What parenting sounds like

On Wednesday night of this week, it sounded like the bitterness of a family failing to click into its usual place. Parenting was deafening in its silent brooding. Last month, parenting sounded sweeter — confident steps forward on well-worn stone. Last month, in Barcelona, this is what parenting sounded like. […]

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8 Things To Avoid When Traveling In Norway

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The Unique Father’s Day Gifts Dad Really Wants This Year
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The Unique Father’s Day Gifts Dad Really Wants This Year

You might have it in your head that dad wants a photo of himself with his kids as a gift this father’s day. Hmm, dunno ‘bout that. While he certainly won’t scuff at such a gift (dad ain’t rude like that), it might not necessarily be what he’d like to […]

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Loopholes Boutique Saves Specialty Retail

Well, not exactly but over on WHYY I ponder the fate of local small businesses and envision a future in which specialty retailers foster and support the crafts, inventions, jewelry, and misc products made by members of the community. And in turn, those local entrepreneurs, like my daughters with their […]

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Mirjana’s Story

Bosnia & Herzegovina sure does seem like a lovely place. There’s all that medieval stone, more than a smattering of terracotta roof, and copious amounts of undulating green and blue. Nature, yo. Yeah, I’ve been gettin’ my Google Image search on. For as lovely as Bosnia & Herzegovina seems to […]

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