Monthly Archives: June 2012

Creating Family Traditions

While I was growing up, there were certain things I could always count on. Birthdays meant my huge extended family gathering together for a celebration. Saturdays signified long reading sessions with mom and brother. Every Sunday, my mom spent hours … Continue reading

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Of Obstinate Viruses and Anxious Parents

Parenting, most everyone would agree, has its share of challenges. For me, the toughest parts of raising a four-year-old and a toddler aren’t the sleepless nights or the tantrums. Those are a piece of cake compared to helplessly watching my … Continue reading

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Quick, Healthy Smoothies

Whipped up in minutes, healthy smoothies can be enjoyed by kids and adults I recently discovered the joy of nutritious smoothies that can be whipped up in minutes, making it a perfect breakfast or snack for people on the go. … Continue reading

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Free from the Excessive Television Trap

“You must cut down on your child’s screen time,” I remember uttering enthusiastically at the hundreds of parent-teacher conferences, I conducted. As a teacher, I was well aware of the hazards of children spending excessive time watching television and playing … Continue reading

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