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A Salute to Special Olympics

Last December Cierra Winn swept her long chestnut hair over ... Read more

Changing for the Better

Early on a recent Sunday morning near Kids’ Cove at Mo... Read more

Growing Up Gardening

Finding time to play outside is a challenge for today’... Read more

Getting Better with Art

The inpatient playroom at the Children’s Hospital of the Kin... Read more

Doulas on Duty

You’re a few months along in your pregnancy and beginn... Read more

My Mentor, My Friend

Kids need adult role models to look up to and trust. Parents... Read more

Kiddies & Kitties

There is nothing so heartwarming as when a family visits an ... Read more

A Gift of Life

At the age of five, Shutong Hao (“Tong Tong”) had already un... Read more

A Heart for Kids

After a successful battle with cervical cancer, Tracy LaGatt... Read more

Sea and Sky

Dear Friends, I was lucky to grow up on the shores of Sandb... Read more

Tips for Kids Dining Out

Going out to eat with your children should be a relaxing and... Read more

Eating on a Budget

Get the most for your food budget! There are many ways to sa... Read more

Is Your Child on Track?

From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in... Read more

Explore the World with NATO

When NATO Festival organizers realized Luxembourg would be t... Read more

Hit the Pause Button: Read

One of my favorite photographs is a picture of my mom readin... Read more

Connecting with Horses

In this more-than-one-horse town, kids and adults take pleas... Read more

Go Fish

Dear Friends, One of my favorite places when I was little w... Read more

Learning from WHRO

When my oldest was six, he came to me with a cape and a pict... Read more

The World Can Wait

Parents have it rough these days. So much to do. So little t... Read more

A Warm Glow

Dear Friends, People seem to either love camping or hate it... Read more

2015 Jun

Go Fish

Dear Friends, One of my favorite places when I was little was the boathouse of my family’s old cottage in Ontario’s Thousand Islands. My parents,…
2015 May

Sea and Sky

Dear Friends, I was lucky to grow up on the shores of Sandbridge, a small beach community south of Virginia Beach. Today few empty lots…
2015 Apr

Count to 10

Dear Friends,  While standing in the checkout line at a local department store the other day, I saw a mom berating her daughter for misbehaving.…
Can you imagine what life was like for our grandparents and great-grandparents? Televisions were a novelty. Reading, watching a movie at the theater, seeing a…
Recently I was in an airport coming back from Phoenix, and I kept bumping into a little boy traveling with his grandmother. We were on…