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Children (of All Ages)

Friday, October 28th, 2011
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The mostly Wasp-centric, observational plays of 80 year-old A.R. Gurney are like New York pretzel vendors: if you don’t see one on the block, there

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Cafeteria Conundrum—Getting Beyond Fish Sticks

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
by on Living Around

Unless your parents packed your lunch, middle and high school lunches alternated between fish sticks and pizza. Certainly, there were a few more options than

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Keep the Living Room the Living Room, Not the Playroom

Sunday, February 21st, 2010
by on Living Around

It’s winter, it’s cold, and it’s hard to stand out in the park with the children. Ice skating is fun, if the children are old

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Hijacked Holidays for Families

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
by on Living Around

Holidays can be so great. Family, friends, parties, pretty decorations everywhere.  But for people in the early, or not so early, stages of divorce, holidays

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Even When It’s Cold Outside, Children Can Exercise

Sunday, October 11th, 2009
by on Living Around

Fall has arrived! Now is the time when many begin to make excuses for going out in the cold to exercise. If children wear the

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Physical Training for Kids

Sunday, September 27th, 2009
by on Living Around

To many, the idea of physical training for kids seems unnecessary or even unhealthy. When I was a kid, some adults believed that regular, intensive

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10 Ways to Minimize Your Child’s Stress

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
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By Leslie Gilbert-Lurie In many respects my children are lucky. They have traveled extensively, attended outstanding schools, and have had the occasion to pursue talents

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Dealing with Your Child’s Messy Room

Sunday, June 21st, 2009
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By Joanna Delson School’s out, the children are home and everything from school gym clothes, to art and science projects, to every book and paper

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