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A Delicious New Protein Shake Recipe for A Sweet and Fruity Start To Summer
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A Delicious New Protein Shake Recipe for A Sweet and Fruity Start To Summer

Raspberries are good for ya. Of this much, we can be certain. Dark chocolate though? That’s a slightly more contentious situation. The relative healthiness of dark chocolate depends on the cycle of the moon, the cost of bananas in Costa Rica and the ferocity of the wind through my salt […]

Laughing Our Way Into The Teen Years
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Laughing Our Way Into The Teen Years

“So you’re telling me, that if you saw Adolf Hilter walking down the street, you wouldn’t kill him?” “Well that’s not what I was saying. But sure, let’s talk about this…entirely new topic”. My fourteen year old daughter has had a quick wit that belied her age since I was […]

7 Life Lessons To Raise Good, Happy, Empathic, Kind and Organized Kids
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7 Life Lessons To Raise Good, Happy, Empathic, Kind and Organized Kids

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 […]

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

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

What parenting sounds like
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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. […]

8 Things To Avoid When Traveling In Norway
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8 Things To Avoid When Traveling In Norway

You should go to Norway, not simply because it isn’t Iceland and everyone is going to Iceland and OMG if I see one more person I know go to Iceland, but because Norway is stunning, friendly, cosmopolitan, clean, and did I mention stunning? But when you go, there are 8 […]

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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