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7 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

7 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The start of the holiday season is just weeks away, and your feelings about the end of 2020 might be all over the place. This November and December are sure to be different than in ...

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Celebrating the Holidays During the Pandemic

Celebrating the Holidays During the Pandemic

While running errands last weekend I heard on the radio that in 2019, 55 million Americans traveled on Thanksgiving weekend and over 155 million traveled between December 21-January 1st. My family accounted for five of ...

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Making Hygge Happen: 9 Ways to Stay Cozy with Your Family this Winter

Making Hygge Happen: 9 Ways to Stay Cozy with Your Family this Winter

Slippery roads, wet wintery flakes, and persistent runny noses are all hallmarks of the coldest season of the year. But with chilly weather (and a pandemic), it’s also the perfect time to slow down, savor ...

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Tips for Talking to Your Kids About the Upcoming Election

Tips for Talking to Your Kids About the Upcoming Election

I have been voting for over 20 years and I cannot remember an election cycle more contentious than the one we are all experiencing right now. Even for a young child, it is almost impossible ...

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How Do You Celebrate Your Hispanic/Latino Heritage?

How Do You Celebrate Your Hispanic/Latino Heritage?

Hispanic Heritage Month is coming to a close, but celebrating different cultures is important all year round. Whether your family is of Hispanic/Latino heritage, or you’re just interested in learning more, there are many traditions ...

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6 Ways to Celebrate Halloween During the Pandemic

6 Ways to Celebrate Halloween During the Pandemic

Back in March, I thought we might be pandemic-free by fall. But here we are near Halloween, and we’re all still wearing masks and keeping our distance — so the holiday usually full of costumes, ...

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

What’s your family’s favorite way to celebrate fall? Chances are depending on where you live, fall weather can vary – one day it can be beautiful, but it can also involve snow and cooler temperatures ...

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Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Culture Through Children’s Literature

Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Culture Through Children’s Literature

Mid-September marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, a tribute to the contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the US. You may be wondering how you can ...

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8 Books for Kindergartners

8 Books for Kindergartners

The best books for kindergartners are those that foster a love of reading—books that tickle the funny bone, touch the heart, and keep young readers coming back for more. The list below includes stories children ...

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Having a Baby During a Pandemic? Not What I Expected

Having a Baby During a Pandemic? Not What I Expected

Prior to my March due date, I was a little concerned about the tail end of cold and flu season — my husband and I joked about living in a bubble and getting one of ...

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