Halloween Safety

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As you start to prepare your little ones' costumes for Halloween, make sure you remember to keep safety precautions at the top of your list! Twice as many child pedestrians are killed when walking on Halloween compared to other days of the year, so take the necessary steps to make sure your child is … [Continue reading]

4th Annual Costume Cutie Contest

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The moon hangs low in the sky on this dark All Hallow's Eve and your little one is looking for trouble... You run, but you can't hide! He's out to terrorize your home, your loved ones, even you! Don't let him get the best of you! Dress him up as a cute pumpkin and show him who's boss! This … [Continue reading]

Making Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar

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Since I am in the throes of savoring all things fall and enjoying as many spiced ciders and pumpkin lattes as I can keep down, I figured now would be … [Continue reading]

Music for the Mind

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My mother dragged me to piano lessons for 12 years. Every Tuesday, we hopped in the car and drove to the Cleveland Music School Settlement, where I … [Continue reading]

Second Graders Try a Seven-Course, $220 Meal

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How would your child react if you sat him or her down at a fancy restaurant for a seven-course meal fully prepared by one of the best chefs in the … [Continue reading]

Heavy on My Mind

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I haven’t felt like myself lately. I feel like I have nothing interesting to say lately and no topics to write about. This is partially because … [Continue reading]

No-Bake Baby Bullet Cheesecake

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As is the case with many New Englanders, fall is my favorite season! The cool and crisp nights, the colorful and crunchy leaves, the hay bales and … [Continue reading]

A Little Haunt Won’t Hurt

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I’m a big fan of Halloween. BIG. FAN. From the time I was a child, I loved every creepy little thing about it. A few little ghost stories never hurt … [Continue reading]

Time’s Up!

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I’ve often quoted our family therapist, who has fast become our parental guru, across all topics. Never mind that we see her primarily for my … [Continue reading]

The Prodigal Dog

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As we were busy completing paperwork, arranging where to live, and packing our home, a certain someone in our lives was a bit neglected. Used to daily … [Continue reading]