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World Cancer Day Letter Writing Initiative
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World Cancer Day Letter Writing Initiative

I rarely ever do this, but I’m cutting and pasting an email pitch I received because this idea is just so lovely and because it is written so well. There’s nothing to be gained by me re-engineering the following message. So here it is, an idea for us as families […]

My Mother’s Son And The Mustard Stain
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My Mother’s Son And The Mustard Stain

It’s no secret that I’m my mother’s son. I embrace, never run from, the comparison made by those who know us both and I believe wholeheartedly that my dialed down version of her obsessive cleaning and homemaking self is a perfectly swell formula for an agreeable balance of order and […]

The Evolution of Barbie
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The Evolution of Barbie

by Brian Kurtz If you have daughters, you’ve likely seen by now that Mattel, the makers of Barbie, has introduced something new for their iconic doll: a more diverse selection of Barbie body types. Barbie’s origin story is as a mass-marketed adult-figured doll that broke the mold of infant dolls […]

A Cowabunga Christmas With TracFone and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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A Cowabunga Christmas With TracFone and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Waiting until the airport was no small feat. My excitement to hand over the TracFone in the TMNT Turtle Shell case was matched only by her excitement to finally hold it in her hands. She immediately started to take photos, text her mother (who was sitting in the next chair […]

The Year That Was…Warts And All
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The Year That Was…Warts And All

Do any of your people send out those year-end holiday newsletters in lieu of, or in addition to, Christmas cards? It’s a neat idea, it totally is, especially if you don’t spent your days lurking on their Facebook page. The downside to this kind of annual summary of key family […]

Giving Up Santa
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Giving Up Santa

It’s less a discovery than it is a giving up of belief. My family is standing on the precipice of a strange new world, a world in which Santa is a fictional character and 100% of all gifts nestled neatly under the tree are dutifully purchased from local stores or […]

On Moving Back In With My Parents
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On Moving Back In With My Parents

I had only been gone for two years but somehow managed to fall in love in that short period of time. When I returned to the nest, in desperate search of a free place to crash before beginning the next chapter of my young life, I wasn’t alone. After moving […]

Tough and Tender Parenting
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Tough and Tender Parenting

It has come to my attention that I am more like jerky than previously believed, and not only because I’m sometimes a jerk. Anyway, that’d be WAY too obvious a joke. And that’s not my style. I should be clear here, before we go any further down this curious road: […]

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