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Lessons from Parents at the Olympic Games

Friday, August 10th, 2012
by on Living Around

Any parent who has ever sat on the sidelines at a school sports match can identify with the parents of Olympic athletes. Most parents know

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Who Should Be a School Bus Monitor?

Monday, June 25th, 2012
by on Living Around

By now the whole world has seen the video of a group of middle school boys bullying Karen Klein, the school bus monitor in Greece,

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Rielle Hunter: Daughter Dearest, Mommy Dearest

Friday, June 22nd, 2012
by on Living Around

It’s a well-known fact of life: parents exist to embarrass their kids. This red-faced phenomenon peaks in middle school leading to all those desperate pleas

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The Smithsonian Elevates Video Games to Art

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
by on Playing Around

Video games. Two words that had the power to ignite a power struggle between parents and children. Parents worried about the adverse effects of spending

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Celebrating Adoption

Saturday, November 19th, 2011
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Adoption is a hot topic these days. After his death and the release of his biography, Steve Jobs has become the most famous adoptee in

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What Parents Can Learn from Beavis and Butt-head

Sunday, October 30th, 2011
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Beavis and Butt-head are back. The cartoon aired on MTV from 1993 to 1997 and had parents up in arms. These were the days before

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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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Fame—Some Want to Live Forever

Saturday, August 27th, 2011
by on Living Around

So, I read that Kim Kardashian got married. Can someone help me out: What exactly is a Kardashian, what do they do and why are

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