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An open letter to all my kids’ friends who use social networking

An open letter to all my kids’ friends who use social networking

November 5th, 2013 12:55 pm by Paula Sirois

This is an open letter to all of my kids’ friends who use social networking sites like Instagram and Pinterest and Facebook. I need your help.

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Hot Topics: What parents should know about American school meals

Hot Topics: What parents should know about American school meals

November 5th, 2013 12:46 pm by David Oliver

Today’s school meals — nearly 32 million served each day — are healthier than ever, now that federal guidelines require school meals pass muster with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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Arts and crafts shows offer chance to snag unique Christmas gifts

Arts and crafts shows offer chance to snag unique Christmas gifts

November 5th, 2013 11:29 am by Jessica Fischer

Folks looking to get a jump start on their holiday shopping will have plenty of opportunities to pick up unique gifts for everyone on their Christmas lists as the region readies for a spate of seasonal arts and crafts shows.

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Muscle mom: Gearing up for childbirth is like prepping for a marathon

Muscle mom: Gearing up for childbirth is like prepping for a marathon

November 4th, 2013 11:22 am by Danielle Braff

While being pregnant always sounds like a great excuse to sit around all day eating chocolate-covered pickles, it’s actually prime time to get into shape.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

November 4th, 2013 11:06 am by Eric Myers

I am reminded of just how precious parenting young kids can be. The simple act of throwing your arms around someone so small, the kind where you can get your whole arm around them, and hugging them while they melt into you and do the same is a gift.

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Bald and beautiful: Cancer survivor says ‘everyone’s experience is different’

Bald and beautiful: Cancer survivor says ‘everyone’s experience is different’

November 1st, 2013 12:57 pm by David Oliver

Alice waited outside the bathroom door patiently. She was waiting for Daddy to shave Mommy’s head. Mommy had breast cancer. The door opened, and then-11-year-old Alice walked in and said, “Well, OK, you’re just Mommy without hair.”

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Events: Veterans Day Parade in Bristol

Events: Veterans Day Parade in Bristol

November 1st, 2013 12:45 pm by Staff Report

The Annual Veterans Day Parade will be held in Historic Downtown Bristol on Saturday, November 9 at 10 am.

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Hot Topics: Neighborhood kids and play dates

Hot Topics: Neighborhood kids and play dates

October 31st, 2013 11:48 am by Robert Nickell

If you have children it’s likely they’ve made friends with other kids who live nearby in and around your neighborhood. It can be tricky to have new children in your home as your house rules may be quite different than what they’re used to at home.

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Hot Topics: Rainbow Loom bracelets: I finally realized this is the next, hot kid trend

Hot Topics: Rainbow Loom bracelets: I finally realized this is the next, hot kid trend

October 31st, 2013 10:24 am by Leslie Postal

My daughter came home from a friend’s house one day not too long ago with a bracelet made from small, interlocking, colorful rubber bands. Soon she had another made by another friend. Then another made by a classmate.

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Feds post food allergy guidelines for schools

Feds post food allergy guidelines for schools

October 30th, 2013 12:36 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Food allergies are a growing concern. A recent CDC survey estimated that about 1 in 20 U.S. children have food allergies — a 50 percent increase from the late 1990s.

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