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April 15, 2014 • in Family

DIY Organic Baby Food

By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Now that my son Ajax has reached 9 months, we’ve been having a lot of fun getting him to try new foods. When we first starting giving him baby food, we …

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April 14, 2014 • in By Maria

A Lifetime of Music

For my birthday this year, my oldest daughter got us tickets to see Neil Finn at Town Hall in New York City. Now, most people have never heard of Neil Finn. But maybe you’ve heard of Crowded House. Or Split …

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April 10, 2014 • in Family

CSA Pizza Night

By guest blogger Nate Luke, photographer and video director Millsap Farms brings a lot to the table—literally. Along with providing community-supported agriculture (CSA) members with weekly assortments of freshly harvested organically grown produce, the Springfield, Missouri farm now hosts a …

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April 07, 2014 • in By Maria

Vindication for Lazy Parents (Like Me)

The other day, while driving into New York City, I heard a radio interview with Dana Goldstein, author of the recent Atlantic article “Don’t Help Your Kids With Their Homework.” The article discussed two researchers from Duke University who went …

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March 31, 2014 • in By Maria

Fishing for Fun at Kamalame Cay

For spring break this year I wanted to find a nice place to go bonefishing that the whole family would enjoy. After all, it’s not every year a 7-year-old girl makes a New Year’s resolution to go to the Bahamas …

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March 04, 2014 • in Books & Movies

Act Like a Couple, Think Like a Person: 5 Fight-Less, Love-More Strategies to Superglue Your Relationship

by guest blogger Laurie Puhn, lawyer, couples mediator, and author Sometimes, the best advice given to people in a relationship is common sense, uncommonly used—as in, do unto your mate as you’d like done to you. As a lawyer, a …

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February 28, 2014 • in Family

Equal but Separate

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger I can’t believe it took researchers this long to figure out two things about heterosexual preferences. Number 1: Women like men and men like women. Number 2: Their everyday behavior bears that …

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