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Parenting in a Social Media World
Keeping Your Child Safe in Cyberspace

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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In Parenting in a Social Media World, Charlene C. Giannetti provides timely guidance for parents who realize that the digital age provides both great opportunities

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Our House…After the Empty Nest

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
by on Living Around

Standing on the grocery check-out line, I overheard two shoppers behind me bonding over their empty nests. “My stomach physically hurts with missing my child!”

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Mickey Mantle—The Reluctant Hero

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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It was spring and baseball fever was in the air. I was meeting a friend for lunch and suggested we meet on Central Park South,

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Biutiful—Javier Bardem as a Father Racing Against Time

Monday, January 31st, 2011
by on Playing Around

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s film, Biutiful, exposes the underbelly of Barcelona, that part of the city inhabited by immigrants from Asia and Africa, who earn their

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Down the Rabbit Hole

Saturday, December 11th, 2010
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Becca Corbett (Nicole Kidman) is in the basement with her mother, Nat (Diane Wiest), staring at a mound of toys that once belonged to her

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One “Fat” Comment Can Trigger an Eating Disorder

Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Alastair Macaulay is the chief dance critic for the New York Times. He is now, apparently, the chief arbiter for what constitutes “fat.” This is

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Edie Falco’s Nurse Jackie—A Shot in the Arm

Sunday, May 9th, 2010
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Anyone who has spent time in a hospital quickly learns that nurses run the show. Physicians do their rounds and make an appearance, but nurses

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George’s Mendes’ Aldea Focuses on the Iberian Peninsula

Sunday, April 18th, 2010
by on Dining Around

The best duck dish in the city is now being served, not in a French restaurant, but in one where the chef prepares food in

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